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
Executive Vice President
Senior Vice President for Philanthropy
Senior Vice President, Equity and Justice
Heather Davis Miller
Vice President for Strategic Partnerships
Vice President of Environmental Justice, Public Health, and Community Revitalization
Senior Vice President for Operations and Technology
Chief Operating Officer
Vice President for National and International Conservation Programs
Senior Vice President of People
Vice President, Education and Engagement
Vice President, Communications
Chief Financial Officer
Chief Development Officer
Vice President for Conservation Policy
Northeast Regional Center (Montpelier, VT)
Rocky Mountain Regional Center (Denver, CO)
Great Lakes Regional Center (Ann Arbor, MI)
Mid-Atlantic Regional Center (Annapolis, MD)
California Regional Center (Midpines, CA)
Get to know the board members that guide the National Wildlife Federation in our mission to ensure wildlife thrive.
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