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Sarah Laskin to Lead the National Wildlife Federation’s National Advocacy Center

WASHINGTON — Today, the National Wildlife Federation, America’s largest wildlife conservation and education organization, announced that Sarah Laskin will be joining the National Wildlife Federation as its Vice President of the National Advocacy Center in Washington, D.C.

In response to bringing Laskin on board, Collin O’Mara, president and chief executive officer of the National Wildlife Federation, said:

“Throughout her career at National Geographic and at the highest levels of government, Sarah has excelled at bringing leading scientists and policymakers together to get big things done for wildlife. We are thrilled to welcome Sarah to the Federation family to lead our National Advocacy Center. 

“I’ve had a lifelong commitment and passion for our nation’s wildlife and public lands and at this critical time I look forward to working with the talented team at the National Wildlife Federation in the spirit of advocacy and inclusivity on our national agenda,” said Sarah Laskin. “Whether it’s addressing the wildlife crisis or providing a platform to advocate for wildlife, clean air, and clean water, we will work together to ensure that these resources and public lands are protected and remain available for future generations.”

Laskin comes to the National Wildlife Federation from the National Geographic Society where she served as Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer for Science and Exploration programs. Prior to her tenure at National Geographic, Laskin worked for the Clinton Administration on ocean, coastal, and fishery policies as the Associate Director for the White House Council on Environmental Quality.  

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