Rika Ayotte Wins 2022 Accomplished Under 40 Award

Nov 01, 2022
The Land Trust is proud to announce that Executive Director Rika Ayotte has been chosen as one of the 2022 Accomplished Under 40 award winners.


The Land Trust is proud to announce that Executive Director Rika Ayotte has been chosen as one of the 2022 Accomplished Under 40 award winners.

This annual award presented by Cascade Business News recognizes individuals who not only excel in their specific industry, but also give back to the Central Oregon community. Nominees come from a variety of industries, including education, social services, corporate, and professional affiliations.

Rika's qualifications include bringing a passion for community-centered conservation to her current role as executive director of the Land Trust. She has been a founding member and leader of important collaborative community organizations, including the Children's Forest of Central Oregon, Deschutes Trails Coalition, and Ochoco Trails. In addition, she serves on the Boards of the Bend Cultural Tourism Fund Commission, Discover Your Northwest, and Global Leadership Adventures International Foundation.

Congratulations, Rika!