Texas Policy Specialist, Gulf Restoration Campaign
South Central Regional Center
Amanda Fuller joined National Wildlife Federation in 2013 as the Texas Policy Specialist for the Gulf of Mexico Restoration Campaign. She is responsible for identifying NWF’s restoration priorities for the state and advancing those priorities in federal, state, and local decision-making venues. Amanda also works with other NGO’s and stakeholders to evaluate and advocate for RESTORE Act funds to be spent on sound ecological restoration projects. As part of RESTORE Act implementation in Texas, Amanda’s duties include developing and sustaining relationships with stakeholders whose economic interests are advanced by environmental restoration, and she highlights the economic benefits of restoration work to decision-makers, the media, and the public.
Before joining NWF, Amanda worked as an attorney for a private law practice and spent three years working on international water policy with World Wildlife Fund. Amanda received her law degree from Texas Tech University School of Law, where she focused on environmental and water law. She received her undergraduate degree in Political Science with an emphasis in International Relations from Texas Christian University. She enjoys traveling and spending time outdoors with her family and friends.