- Favorite National Park:
- Weir Farm National Historical Park
Alicia is a nonprofit executive with deep experience protecting and stewarding natural, cultural, and agricultural places. She has worked with organizations, networks, and collaboratives across the globe to build capacity and drive collective impact. Throughout her career, she’s been committed to expanding the number of people who experience and care about our nation’s special places.
Before joining the National Park Foundation, Alicia served as Executive Vice President and Principal at the Red Bridge Group. She has worked with public agencies and nonprofits, including the National Park Service and park partners, to assemble and lead unique teams of experts and community stakeholders to find innovative solutions to protect and transform open spaces and public places into relevant, accessible, and equitable resources.
Prior, Alicia served as Vice President at The Trustees of Reservations, where she was responsible for the strategic direction and oversight of 120 diverse properties. Alicia was also the Senior Field Director for the National Trust for Historic Preservation, developing and leading initiatives to save America’s most vulnerable treasures and tell the full American story. Early on, she was a Project Manager for The Trust for Public Land. Her first job at TPL was working to establish the first national park dedicated to American art and artists, and the first park in Connecticut, the Weir Farm National Historical Park. Alicia has continued to work with the National Park Service in various capacities throughout her career.
Alicia is a founding Advisory Council member of the International Land Conservation Network and serves as Vice Chair of Advisors for the National Trust for Historic Preservation and on the National Preservation Partners Network’s Sustainability and Climate Change Task Force. Alicia is a certified Historic Real Estate Development professional with training in strategic planning, change management, facilitation, and media relations. She lives outside of Boston in Winchester, MA with her husband John. They have a daughter and son, and love spending time together traveling, hiking, and exploring new places.