Areas of expertise: National Environmental Policy Act; National Forests; Threats to Wildlife
Claire is the Alaska Representative with Defenders’ office in Anchorage, Alaska. Her work is aimed at protecting imperiled species and their habitats, concentrating on the Chugach National Forest Plan revision process and climate adaptation projects on the Kenai Peninsula in Alaska. Before moving to Alaska, Claire worked at Defenders headquarters in Washington, DC as Coordinator for our Legal, Climate Change, Federal Lands, and International Programs. Claire is originally from Bainbridge Island, Washington. She earned her B.A. in Environmental Studies from Hamilton College.