About Me

Science & Policy

12+ years of experience as environmental policy analyst

  • Water Policy Director, Chattahoochee Riverkeeper: water conservation, management, and ecology of the Chattahoochee River and the Apalachicola-Chattahoochee-Flint basin
  • Wildlife Policy Specialist, National Wildlife Federation: Florida panther recovery and Everglades ecosystem restoration

Degrees, certifications

  • B.S. Biology, California State Polytechnic University Pomona
  • M.S. Wildlife Ecology, Utah State University
  • J.D. Environmental Law, Lewis & Clark Law School
  • Member of Oregon Bar Association

Author of scientific peer review and law review articles, white papers, technical reports, fact sheets, editorials, social media content, and other materials. 

Grant writing

Author of successful grant applications

  • Charles Stewart Mott Foundation
  • Coca Cola Foundation
  • Everglades Foundation
  • James M. Cox Foundation
  • Regina Frankenberg Foundation
  • Royal Bank of Canada Blue Water Project
  • Sapelo Foundation
  • Sea World/Busch Gardens Conservation Fund
  • Turner Foundation

Coalition-building & Stakeholder efforts

Vital member of collaborative efforts

  • Apalachicola-Chattahoochee-Flint Stakeholders 
  • Atlanta Climate Action Plan Technical Steering Committee
  • Everglades Coalition
  • Florida Panther Recovery Team
  • Georgia Water Coalition
  • Georgia Water Wise Council
  • North Georgia Metro Water Planning District Chattahoochee Basin Advisory Council
  • Tri-State Conservation Coalition