Director, National Restoration and Water Resource Campaigns
National Advocacy Center - Washington, DC
Malia Hale joined the National Wildlife Federation in May 1999, advancing the Federation’s Everglades restoration campaign. Her activities included working with grassroots across the country to educate and motivate citizens to support restoring the Everglades. Her other areas include leading the Federation’s national restoration campaign that seeks to promote and raise national awareness of restoration programs across the country, as well as helping manage other national campaigns to reauthorize the farm bill, modernize the Army Corps of Engineers, and reduce mercury from our environment.
Prior to joining the National Wildlife Federation, Hale worked as District Director and Legislative Assistant for U.S. Congresswoman Patsy Mink (HI), and managed a wide range of environmental legislation, including national parks, endangered species, and marine mammal protection.
Hale holds a law degree from the University of Puget Sound, and an undergraduate degree from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.