RESTON, Va. — The National Wildlife Federation announced that starting this week, Kim Martinez is serving as its new vice president for national education and engagement programs. Martinez, who has served as senior director of the Federation’s K-16 education programs since 2011, will be working out of the Federation's headquarters in Reston, Va.
“We are proud to announce that, after nine years of serving and bettering the Federation family and seeing the education team through significant achievements, Kim Martinez is stepping up as our new vice president for education and engagement,” said Hilary Falk, chief program officer at the National Wildlife Federation. “Kim’s experience as an educator, as well as her drive and passion for growing the conservation movement, make her the leader to provide our younger generations, parents and teachers with the educational tools and programs needed to create awareness and connection to the natural world.”
“The National Wildlife Federation is committed to connecting all Americans with nature. To succeed and have a long-lasting impact on our nation’s conservation efforts, it is primordial to engage our future generations at home, at school and in our communities,” Martinez said. “I look forward to leading the Federation’s education initiatives, utilizing my expertise in the field to advance our mission and vision.”
Martinez has been key in growing the reach of the National Wildlife Federation’s education programs across America. She will lead the alignment of the department’s vision, goals and objectives with the Federation’s Strategic Plan, while directing the integration of equity and justice principles across all education initiatives.
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