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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

Jeremy Bremser

Financial Manager

Samantha Bruegger

Wildlife Coexistence Campaigner

Joe Bushyhead

Endangered Species Policy Advocate

Madeleine Carey

Greater Gila Guardian

Marla Fox, J.D.

Staff Attorney, Interim Wild Places Program Director

Annaliza Herrera

Digital Content Coordinator

Eleni Ho-On

Executive Administrative Assistant

Matthew Koehler

Communications Manager

Chris Krupp, J.D.

Public Lands Guardian

Lindsay Larris

Wildlife Program Director

Sarah McMillan, J.D.

Conservation Director

Kate Merlin

Climate and Energy Program Colorado Attorney

Caitlin Muret

Membership Manager

Jeremy Nichols

Climate and Energy Program Director

Luciana Nino

Field Organizer

Matt Nykiel

Climate & Energy Program Attorney

Adam Rissien

Rewilding Advocate

Rebecca Sobel

Senior Climate and Energy Campaigner

Marlies Wierenga, M.S.

Pacific Northwest Conservation Manager

Interns and Contractors

Tessa Archibald

Wildlife Program Intern

    Megan Sweeney

    Wild Places Program Intern

      Hailey Zimber

      Research Intern

      Board of Directors

      Bill Syme


      Gay Dillingham

      Vice President

      Cathy Bailey