Steven L. McClain


Steve McClain is the co-founder and president of the Trust for Architectural Easements. His duties include working with the Trust’s Board of Directors to develop policy and programs. He reviews work of independent contractors to implement the Trust’s initiatives. He is responsible for government relations and the stewardship fund.

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Katherine Neuner

Director of Stewardship

Kate Neuner is the Trust’s Director of Stewardship, responsible for the coordination  and oversight of the Trust’s annual monitoring process, project reviews, and donor relations. She also edits the Trust’s newsletters.

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Melanie Lytle

Stewardship Assistant

Melanie Lytle is the Trust’s part-time Stewardship Assistant. She reviews alteration projects for properties for which the Trust holds easements and assists with the Trust’s annual monitoring process.

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Julie D. Epperly, P.C.

Outside General Counsel

Julie Epperly has worked closely with the Trust since 2004, first on its team of outside attorneys at Venable LLP followed by several years on staff as General Counsel, and since the fall of 2011 as Outside General Counsel with the solo practice Julie D. Epperly, P.C.

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