Staff Bios


Stephen O’Grady, Director   

Stephen O’Grady served as a summer intern for OCT in 2013 and 2015. He focused primarily on land management for the Trust, doing trail maintenance and habitat restoration. After graduating from Colby College, where he majored in Environmental Science with a conservation biology concentration, Stephen spent two years in the sustainable seafood industry. His jobs included commercial salmon fisherman in Southeast Alaska, head fishmonger at a Boston seafood market, and most recently oyster farmer in Barnstable. Stephen has also worked for Mass Audubon in Wellfleet as a coastal waterbird technician. He grew up north of Boston, and is very excited to have relocated to the Cape full-time after spending his childhood summers in Orleans.



Pam Schultz, Administrative Assistant

Pam Schultz served as a dedicated volunteer of Orleans Conservation Trust before starting as a part-time administrative assistant in 2016.  Pam has also worked at the Mass Audubon Wellfleet Bay Sanctuary since 2011, and prior to that spent 37 years working for the federal government.



 Andrew Bagnara, Land Manager

Originally from Indiana, Andrew Bagnara holds a degree in natural resources from Purdue University. He first came to Massachusetts as part of AmeriCorps Cape Cod, placed with Wellfleet Conservation Trust and the Wellfleet Conservation Department. He then served in the AmeriCorps MassLIFT program as a land stewardship coordinator for Wildlands Trust. For the past few years he has been a utility systems specialist in Iowa and Michigan, focusing on GPS data acquisition.  He is working part-time for OCT, and part-time for Eastham Conservation Foundation.


Courtney King, AmeriCorps Cape Cod Member

Courtney King is from Albany, NY, and she recently graduated from SUNY Geneseo, where she received a degree in Biology with a minor in Environmental Studies. Courtney is interested in ecology and conservation biology and hopes to explore these interests further through serving with AmeriCorps Cape Cod. Courtney has interned at the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation doing water quality monitoring and fish and wildlife surveys. After serving, Courtney plans to pursue a master’s degree in wildlife ecology or a related field. Courtney enjoys reading, running, volunteering, traveling, and spending time outdoors.