Defenders Staff

Defenders' staff is as diverse and unique as they are dedicated and experienced. Drawing top wildlife biologists, government policy experts, media relations specialists, membership service representatives, lawyers and many more, Defenders of Wildlife puts all of their individual talents to use to achieve our organization's common goals.

By Department | By Name

Landscape Conservation and Climate Change

Senior Policy Analyst Climate Adaptation
Climate Change and Wildlife Scientist
Vice President for Climate Change and Natural Resources Adaptation
Senior Policy Advisor, Federal Lands

International Conservation

International Counsel
Manager, Mexico Programs

Conservation Science and Policy

Conservation Planning Associate
Oregon Biodiversity Program Director
Chief Scientist
Conservation Scientist
Senior Vice President of Conservation Programs
Economics of Ecosystems Fellow
Media Production Specialist
Senior Conservation Planner
Senior Director, Biodiversity Partnerships
Director of Endangered Species Conservation

Government Relations and External Affairs

Colorado Outreach Representative
New Mexico Outreach Representative
Philadelphia Metro Outreach Representative
Director of Legislative Affairs
Vice President for Government Relations
Government Relations Associate
Director of National Outreach

Communications

Vice President of Communications
Communications Associate
Communications Associate
Communications Specialist
Senior Director of Communications

Field Conservation Programs

Alaska Representative
Southwest Representative
Senior Florida Representative
Rockies and Plains Associate
Southwest Program Director
California Representative
Rockies & Plains Program Director
Alaska Program Director
California Program Director
Rockies and Plains Representative
Florida Program Director
Vice President of Field Conservation Programs
California Representative
Florida Program Coordinator
California Desert Associate
Northern Rockies Representative

Renewable Energy

Policy Analyst, Renewable Energy and Wildlife
Western Policy Advisor, Renewable Energy and Wildlife
Wildlife Biologist
Senior Director of Renewable Energy

Conservation Law

Senior Staff Attorney, Founder (2001), Judging the Environment Project
Senior Staff Attorney
Senior Staff Attorney
Senior Staff Attorney
Vice President, Conservation Law

President

President and CEO