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WildEarth Guardians’ staff & board – bios and contact information

Staff & Board

WildEarth Guardians’ staff work in offices across the West, combining intellect and legal acumen with a passion for the Wild. Our formidable board of directors ensures that we are always moving in the right direction. And we certainly could not do what we do without the hard work of our interns and contractors.

Learn more about our staff and board, including contact information, below.

WildEarth Guardians Staff

Leia Barnett

Greater Gila Campaigner

Lindsay Biedel

Major Gifts Officer

Judi Brawer

Wild Places Program Director

Jeremy Bremser

Financial Manager

Samantha Bruegger

Wildlife Coexistence Campaigner

Madeleine Carey

Greater Gila Guardian

Kevin Gaither-Banchoff

Development Director

Annaliza Herrera

Digital Content Coordinator

Eleni Ho-On

Executive Administrative Assistant

Taylor Jones, M.S.

Endangered Species Advocate

Matthew Koehler

Communications Manager

Chris Krupp, J.D.

Public Lands Guardian

Lindsay Larris

Wildlife Program Director

Dave Levine

Communications Director

Sarah McMillan, J.D.

Conservation Director

Caitlin Muret

Membership Manager

Jeremy Nichols

Climate and Energy Program Director

Luciana Nino

Field Organizer

Jen Pelz, J.D.

Wild Rivers Program Director

Adam Rissien

Rewilding Advocate

Chris Smith, M.A.

Southern Rockies Wildlife Advocate

Rebecca Sobel

Senior Climate and Energy Campaigner

Daniel Timmons, J.D.

Staff Attorney

Marlies Wierenga, M.S.

Pacific Northwest Conservation Manager

Board of Directors

David Will


Melissa Hailey

Vice President

Cathy Bailey