Board of Directors


William B. Rogers
President and Chief Executive Officer  
Will Rogers is president and CEO of The Trust for Public Land (TPL), a national nonprofit that conserves land for people to enjoy as parks, playgrounds, community gardens, farms, historic places, and wilderness. Whether recycling brownfields for new urban parks or playgrounds or conserving remote and inspirational wildlands, TPL brings a market-based approach to its mission of protecting the places that inspire us and where people can connect with the natural world and with each other.  Will is a nationally recognized advocate for land conservation and has given major addresses or interviews to the Urban Land Institute, the National Smart Growth Conference, the National Brownfields Conference, and Talk of the Nation, among others. More about Will Rogers



Page Knudsen Cowles
Chair, Board of Directors
Page Knudsen Cowles was an investment professional in the financial services industry during the 1980s. She has been an active volunteer in the Twin Cities for many years and has served on the boards of the Children's Theater Company, Planned Parenthood Minnesota/South Dakota, and Graywolf Press, a nationally acclaimed literary publisher. She currently is a trustee of St. Paul Academy and Summit School; serves on the board of Unity Avenue Foundation, a family foundation; and is a director of Lawrence Creek, LLC, a private investment company. More about Page Knudsen Cowles

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