Wilderness Society welcomes Teresa Lane as VP of philanthropy

Apr 26, 2018

Teresa Lane

Senior development professional brings in-depth conservation experience.

The Wilderness Society has hired Teresa Lane as its vice president of philanthropy. She began work with the organization this week.

Wilderness Society President Jamie Williams said, “We are so thrilled to have Teresa Lane on our team during this critical time for the protection of America’s wild places. Teresa understands why Americans cherish our shared public lands, and she is an accomplished and well-known professional whose leadership will be central to our work ahead.”

Before joining The Wilderness Society, Lane served at the Nature Conservancy where she was senior principal gifts officer on their Worldwide Office Development Team. She held senior development positions at the Nature Conservancy for 11 years. Before that, Lane was assistant to the president for capital projects at Princeton University. 

She holds a Bachelor’s degree from Princeton University.

The Wilderness Society, founded in 1935, is the leading conservation organization working to protect wilderness and inspire Americans to care for our wild places. With more than one million members and supporters, The Wilderness Society has led the effort to permanently protect 109 million acres of wilderness and to ensure sound management of our shared national lands. www.wilderness.org.  


Michael Reinemer, The Wilderness Society, 202-429-3949, michael_reinemer@tws.org. Cell: 703-966-9574