The National Wildlife Federation's dedicated leadership team directs the organization in its mission-driven work. Bringing together talent and expertise in science, policy, education, philanthropy, and more, our leaders work across the organization and beyond to develop strategies for harnessing our full power to save America's wildlife.
President and Chief Executive Officer
Under O’Mara’s leadership, the National Wildlife Federation is focused on recovering America’s wildlife ranging from bison and bighorn sheep to pollinators like monarch butterflies and native bees, improving management of and access to public lands, restoring America’s water bodies, advancing environmental education (including publishing Ranger Rick® magazines), and connecting every American child with the great outdoors.
Mustafa Santiago Ali
Vice President, Environmental Justice, Climate, and Community Revitalization
Vice President of Equity and Justice
Heather Davis Miller
Vice President for Strategic Partnerships
Vice President, Strategic Business Operations
General Counsel and Corporate Secretary
Vice President for National and International Conservation Programs
Vice President, Education and Engagement
Chief Innovation and Growth Officer
Vice President, Communications
Chief Development Officer
Chief Financial Officer
Northeast Regional Center (Montpelier, VT)
South Central Regional Center (Austin, TX)
Rocky Mountain Regional Center (Denver, CO)
Mid-Atlantic Regional Center (Annapolis, MD)
California Regional Center (Midpines, CA)
Great Lakes Regional Center (Ann Arbor, MI)
Get to know the board members that guide the National Wildlife Federation in our mission to ensure wildlife thrive.
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More than one-third of U.S. fish and wildlife species are at risk of extinction in the coming decades. We're on the ground in seven regions across the country, collaborating with 52 state and territory affiliates to reverse the crisis and ensure wildlife thrive.