Edwin Remsberg

Kristin Kirkwood

Executive Director

Kristin Kirkwood is the eighth generation to operate her family farm, Newark Farms, in White Hall where she lives with her husband, Chet, and two children, Forest and Sage. Kristin joined Harford Land Trust in 2017 after many years with a global consulting firm managing projects ranging from timber traceability to combating wildlife trafficking. 

She is the Chair of Harford County’s Planning Advisory Board and the Economic Development Advisory Board’s Land Use Committee. Kristin also serves as the Vice Chair of Forever Maryland and is a member of the Maryland Natural Capital Task Force.

Kristin was selected by the Baltimore Business Journal as a 2023 40 Under 40 honoree. In 2022, she was honored with Maryland’s Aileen Hughes award, given to an individual representing a land trust who demonstrates outstanding leadership, partnership and innovation in land conservation.

She holds a B.S. in Finance from the University of Maryland, College Park and a M.A. in Sustainability and Natural Resource Management from Harvard University.


Jackie Koehn

Land Programs Manager

Jackie Koehn joined Harford Land Trust in 2021 and currently serves as the Chair of Harford County’s Environmental Advisory Board. She previously worked as an ecological restoration professional with positions at Ecotone Inc. and the Maryland Department of Natural Resources. Jackie grew up nearby in Hereford and volunteers monthly at the Hereford Food Bank.

Jackie is a LEAD Maryland Class XIII fellow, the State’s leadership program for agriculture, natural resources, and rural communities. She holds a B.S. in Environmental Studies from Elon University and a M.S. in Earth and Environmental Resource Management from the University of South Carolina.

Nina Depkin

Outreach & Development Manager

Nina Depkin joined Harford Land Trust in 2021 after having been a member and volunteer for many years. She is a Fallston native and now lives in Forest Hill with her husband Lee and two daughters, Parisa and Keira. She brings over a decade of communications and fundraising experience from Harford County Public Library.

Nina is a 2022 graduate of the Harford Leadership Academy and serves on the board of the Harford County Farm Fair.


Photo by Judy Dettner

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