Rendezvous Lands Conservancy Hires Steve Foster as Executive Director

Rendezvous Lands Conservancy (RLC) today announced the appointment of Steve Foster as its new Executive Director.  Hal Hutchinson, RLC Board Chair, stated,

“Steve’s 25 years of experience with community parks, recreation, open space and community administration makes him ideally suited to develop and implement RLC’s strategic goals and vision.”

Steve Foster


Steve was most recently Teton County’s Administrator from 2009 to 2014, overseeing multiple departments, personnel, finance, and capital improvements with an annual budget of approximately $50 million. For ten years prior he served as Teton County’s Director of Parks and Recreation. Steve’s Parks and Recreation tenure also includes five years with the City of Glenwood Springs’ and five years with the Vail Recreation District in Colorado.


“RLC’s model for conservation and community access is both new and innovative,” said Foster. “It is a great privilege and honor to be in a position to lead this organization forward,” Foster concludes.

Steve began his role as Executive Director this week and looks forward to connecting with the community in this new role. He can be contacted at

Rendezvous Lands Conservancy Rendezvous Lands Conservancy (RLC) is a non-profit committed to conserving, owning, managing, and maintaining property for public use in the Intermountain West. In 2011 the Jackson Hole Land Trust and the LOR Foundation founded RLC to begin its inaugural project, Rendezvous Park or R Park.

Rendezvous Park, a project of Rendezvous Lands Conservancy — Rendezvous Park is a 40-acre community resource that fosters nature, wildlife, creativity and recreation for people of all ages. R Park is north of the Wilson boat ramp access road and east of Highway 390. To view a map and the park’s design plans, please visit the Conceptual Master Plan.