Based in Boston, The National Trust for Scotland Foundation USA is a membership organization with supporters from all 50 states. We are connected by our interest in conserving the 125 irreplaceable landscapes and historic sites cared for by the National Trust for Scotland, including:
The National Trust for Scotland Foundation USA is a 501(c)(3) registered in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts (Federal Tax ID No. 04-3511088).
Kirstin is responsible for securing support for the Trust from individual, corporate, and foundation donors in the US. Kirstin, who previously worked at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (MFA), and the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, is a graduate of Smith College and holds an M.Sc. in historic preservation from the University of Pennsylvania.
Lisa oversees the development operations of the Foundation including the management of the membership program as well as general donations, media/marketing, and programming partnerships. Lisa holds a B.A. in Art History from the University of Texas at Arlington.
Libby is responsible for the office’s smooth operation including gift processing, acknowledgement, and database integrity. She works closely with Kirstin and Lisa on strategies to grow donor and membership programs. Libby also implements online marketing campaigns and develops communication content. Before joining our staff, she held positions in marketing, higher education and independent school development. Libby received a B.A. in communication studies from Hamilton College.
Each summer, in partnership with Entrepreneurial Scotland, we host an intern who specializes in marketing and communications. The Saltire Scholar Internship Programme matches high-potential undergraduates from Scottish universities with leading global and entrepreneurial companies, charities, social enterprises, and small and medium sized enterprises – from Glasgow to San Francisco to Singapore.
We are honored to work with UK based photographer David Ross as the official photographer of the NTSUSA. David manages Britain Express, a go-to website for UK history and travel recommendations. In his travels, he has photographed across Scotland including dozens of NTS properties.