Regional Executive Director, Conservation Programs
Northeast Regional Center // Montpelier, VT
As the Regional Executive Director for the National Wildlife Federation's Northeast Regional Center, Curtis is working with an excellent staff and terrific state affiliates to combat climate change, jump-start a clean energy economy, safeguard wildlife and natural resources, and connect people with nature.
He spends a lot of time working with the region's affiliates, other organizations and government officials to advance key policy priorities such as national clean energy/climate legislation, getting Northeast states to work together to safeguarding wildlife from global warming, and winning funding for key conservation projects. Some of those projects include expanding wildlife corridors and habitat, and supporting improved planning and research for natural resource protection.
Curtis is proud of the Northeast office's efforts to expand the number of individuals and businesses supporting regional programs and activities. He also feels he has the greatest job in the world!
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