The Nature Conservancy in Connecticut, Northeast Marine Program Director
Sally has in-depth knowledge and expertise in East Coast oceans, fisheries and marine policy. Currently, she is the Northeast Marine Program Director for The Nature Conservancy, based in Connecticut. Her work focuses on ocean planning, including the siting of wind energy projects and fisheries activities while taking nature into account.
Previously Sally was the Marine Policy Director for Environmental Defense Fund in New England. While there she promoted sustainable fisheries and marine habitat protection in New England’s coastal and offshore waters. She has served 8 years as a member of the New England Fishery Management Council, which develops management plans for all fishing activities in the USA exclusive economic zone (out to 200 miles offshore).
Sally was interviewed by Kerry Crisley of The Nature Conservancy for this article on the Gulf of Maine: Urban Whales, Ocean Sprawl: Can East coast states manage their crowded waters?, 2011.
Updated December 2011.
Expertise: Agriculture and Food, Climate Change, Environment, Oceans, Water
Sector: Government, Nonprofit, Philanthropy
Geography: East, USA, North America, United States