Deputy Director, Gulf of Mexico Restoration Program
South Central Regional Center
Amanda Fuller joined National Wildlife Federation’s Gulf of Mexico Restoration program in 2013 and works as the program’s Deputy Director and Texas Policy Specialist. She is responsible for identifying NWF’s restoration priorities in Texas and across the Gulf and advancing those priorities in federal, state, and local decision-making venues. Amanda works with stakeholders to evaluate and advocate for Deepwater Horizon oil spill funds to be spent on sound ecological restoration projects. Amanda’s duties also include developing and sustaining relationships with stakeholders whose economic interests are advanced by environmental restoration, and she highlights the ecological and economic benefits of restoration work to decision-makers, the media, and the public.
Before joining NWF, Amanda worked as an attorney for a private law practice and spent three years working on international water policy with World Wildlife Fund. Amanda received her law degree from Texas Tech University School of Law, where she focused on environmental and water law. She received her undergraduate degree in Political Science with an emphasis in International Relations from Texas Christian University.