2022 Reflections

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Reflections and a Look Ahead with President & CEO Collin O’Mara

Collin O'Mara
Collin O'Mara

President & CEO

Dirk Sellers

Dirk Sellers

Chief Development Officer

Join President and CEO Collin O’Mara for his annual year-end president’s address. From the rapidly increasing impacts of our changing climate, to collaborative efforts across party lines on the Hill and in the field, Collin will sit down with Chief Development Officer Dirk Sellers to reflect on key Federation initiatives and updates from 2022, while charting the Federation’s vision for this upcoming year.

Recorded December 7, 2022.


Collin O’Mara serves as President and CEO of the National Wildlife Federation, America’s largest wildlife conservation organization with 52 state and territorial affiliates and nearly six million members. Under O’Mara’s leadership, the Federation is focused on recovering America’s wildlife, improving management of and access to public lands, restoring America’s water bodies, advancing environmental education (including publishing Ranger Rick® magazines), and connecting every American child with the great outdoors. He is regularly called before Congress to testify about wildlife, water, and sportsmen issues. Prior to the Federation, O’Mara led the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control as Cabinet Secretary from 2009 through 2014. A native of Syracuse, New York, O’Mara was a Marshall Scholar at the University of Oxford, earned an MPA from the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs at Syracuse University, and a bachelor’s degree at Dartmouth College.


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