Sandy Bishop is the Executive Director of Lopez Community Land Trust (LCLT). She was a co-founder in establishing LCLT in 1989. LCLT’s first affordable housing project was considered the premiere community land trust project on the west coast and was featured in national publications. Sandy has over 30 years of project management for local community based developments. In addition to serving as LCLT executive director and project manager in developing affordable housing and securing working farms, she also managed the construction of a children’s center, a community garden and farmers market and the local skate park (all on long term leased land). Sandy is engaged in village planning, renewable energy systems, and agriculture and housing projects that strengthening communities through access to land and models of ownership that encourage civic engagement.