Palmer is a Conservation Planner for the Piedmont Land Conservancy. Palmer first joined the Piedmont Land Conservancy in 1996 as the Program Manager, and has held various positions since then, including Executive Director, Board Member, and now, as a part-time Conservation Planner. Palmer has a B.A. in Comparative Politics from Wesleyan University (CT) and a Masters of Regional Planning from UNC-CH.
Jesse is the Planning Director for the Piedmont Triad Regional Council. Jesse manages land use, economic development, bicycle, pedestrian, open space, and parks and recreation planning projects on behalf of member jurisdictions in the 12-County Piedmont Triad. He is also a bicyclist and enjoys teaching bicycle education classes as a volunteer for Bicycling in Greensboro. Jesse received a B.S. from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, NY and a Master’s Degree in Transportation Planning from the State University of New York at Albany.
Brianna joined the team in 2019 as an AmeriCorps Service member but has transitioned to become the Piedmont Legacy Trails Coordinator. She graduated from UNC Chapel Hill with a Master’s of Social Work in 2018. Previously, Brianna interned with the North Carolina Botanical Garden serving in Horticultural Therapy Programs where she discovered her passion for connecting all people to the joy and reprieve that comes from time spent outdoors. She plans to continue protecting, cultivating, and enjoying beautiful natural spaces throughout her lifetime.
David is a lifelong resident of Greensboro and involved in many outdoor related activities. He can be seen strolling around on our trails and looking for a place to sit. He is a partner with Craft Insurance Center. David graduated from UNCG and has been involved with the following organizations: Boy Scouts, Piedmont Legacy Trails, Uwharrie Trailblazers, Piedmont Land Conservancy, UNCG Excellence Foundation, Haw River SP PAC, Greensboro Beautiful, Greensboro Farmers Curb Market, Red Cross, Servant House, and Greensboro Human Relations Commission.