Executive Director of the LandTrust for Central North Carolina
Jason Walser grew up in Statesville, son of Bert and Sue Walser. He attended the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill as a Morehead Scholar, where he earned a B.S. in Business Administration (1994). After working for a year with Hunter Realty, he went back to Chapel Hill to attain his law degree. (JD, 1998) Upon graduation, Jason moved to Hendersonville, where he practiced estate and tax planning law with Linkous and Associates. After a year and a half in Hendersonville, he moved to Salisbury in 1999 to accept the position of Associate Director for The LandTrust for Central NC. In June of 2001, he replaced Jeff Michael as Executive Director of The LandTrust.
Jason and his wife Tracy have two children and live in Salisbury.
Jason is past Chair of the Rowan County Strategic Planning Commission, Chair of the state wide Land Trust Council, past treasurer of the Rowan Partnership for Children, and board member of several local nonprofits.
The LandTrust for Central North Carolina is a non-profit land conservation organization that protects the natural areas, family farms, and wildlife habitat throughout the south-central Piedmont of North Carolina. The counties served by The LandTrust include Iredell, Rowan, Davie, Cabarrus, Randolph, Davidson, Montgomery, Anson, Stanly, and Richmond. Currently, The LandTrust has over 11,000 acres of land protected in this region with several large projects pending.