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Northeast Staff and Affiliates

Meet Our Staff

Curtis Fisher

Regional Executive Director

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.

Catherine Bowes

Program Director, Offshore Wind Energy

Zach Cockrum

Director, Conservation Partnerships

Nicole DiPaolo

Campaign Coordinator, Offshore Wind Energy

Emily Fano

Senior Manager, Eco-Schools USA (NYC)

Amber Hewett

Campaign Manager, Offshore Wind Energy

Christopher Hilke

Senior Manager, Climate Adaptation and Resilience

Melissa Merriam

Operations Manager

Sarah Ward

Program Manager, Newtown Creek Watershed

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Where We Work

More than one-third of U.S. fish and wildlife species are at risk of extinction in the coming decades. The National Wildlife Federation is on the ground in seven regions across the country, collaborating with 53 state and territory affiliates to reverse the crisis and ensure wildlife thrive.

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