Sussex County Land Trust Welcomes New Board Member
The Sussex County Land Trust, a non-profit conservation organization, is pleased to announce the appointment of new board member, Jason King. A Sussex County native, King is originally from Milford, Del., attending Milford High School – and later graduating from the University of Delaware with a Bachelors in History. In 2015, he joined Dogfish Head Craft Brewery/Boston Beer Company and currently serves as a National Accounts Manager for the organization. Actively involved in his community, King is engaged with the Beer & Benevolence program at Dogfish which focuses on collaboration with nonprofit organizations to foster community, nourish artistic advancement and cultivate environmental stewardship. It is his involvement with this program that led King to become involved with the Sussex County Land Trust.
Jason is an avid outdoorsman and specifically enjoys hunting and fishing. He is also the current record holder for the largest Mahi-Mahi caught by a captain in Delaware and is a longtime committee member of the Eastern Sussex Ducks Unlimited Chapter. King resides in Lewes with his wife, Ashley.
“Our Board of Directors is comprised of a dedicated team of community leaders committed to sourcing new opportunities for continued land preservation and conservation in Sussex County,” said Casey Kenton, Chairman, Sussex County Land Trust. “We’re excited Jason is onboard and welcome his talent, expertise and energy as we further our mission.”
The Sussex County Land Trust is dedicated to protecting natural, cultural, agricultural and recreational resources through land preservation, stewardship and education for today and tomorrow. The focus of the SCLT is in four principal areas: Preserving Sussex County’s rich agricultural heritage, protecting important forest habitat, preserving Sussex County history and protecting private land through conservation easements.