The Harford Land Trust, a local land preservation nonprofit founded in 1991, recently elected Diane V. Jones as Vice President of the Board of Directors. Jones is a senior programmer and analyst with the Social Security Administration and is also a volunteer at the Darlington Volunteer Fire Company, an avid equestrian and birdwatcher.
Lee Depkin and Sam Martin were also to the Trust Board. Depkin, of Forest Hill, is a financial analyst with First Home Mortgage, and a long-time volunteer. Martin is a full time farmer and co-owner of Blue Valley Farms in Pylesville. A dairy farm for years, Blue Valley now grows corn and soybeans on several thousand acres and is also a Pioneer Seed Dealer.