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Executive Leadership

The National Wildlife Federation's dedicated leadership team directs the organization in its mission-driven work. Bringing together talent and expertise in science, policy, education, philanthropy, and more, our leaders work across the organization and beyond to develop strategies for harnessing our full power to save America's wildlife.

Collin OMara

Collin O'Mara

President and Chief Executive Officer

Under O’Mara’s leadership, the National Wildlife Federation is focused on recovering America’s wildlife ranging from bison and bighorn sheep to pollinators like monarch butterflies and native bees, 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.

Executive Team

Mustafa Santiago Ali

Vice President, Environmental Justice, Climate, and Community Revitalization

Chanté Coleman

Vice President of Equity and Justice

Heather Davis Miller

Vice President for Strategic Partnerships

Hilary Harp Falk

Chief Program Officer

Caroline Itoh

Vice President, Strategic Business Operations

Benjamin Kota

General Counsel and Corporate Secretary

Sarah Laskin

Vice President for National and International Conservation Programs

Kim Martinez

Vice President, Education and Engagement

Dawn Rodney

Chief Innovation and Growth Officer

Mike Saccone

Vice President, Communications

Dirk Sellers

Chief Development Officer

Karen Wagner

Chief Financial Officer

Regional Executive Directors

Curtis Fisher

Northeast Regional Center (Montpelier, VT)

Susan Kaderka

South Central Regional Center (Austin, TX)

Brian Kurzel

Rocky Mountain Regional Center (Denver, CO)

Jen Mihills

Mid-Atlantic Regional Center (Annapolis, MD)

Beth Pratt

California Regional Center (Midpines, CA)

Mike Shriberg

Great Lakes Regional Center (Ann Arbor, MI)

Board of Directors

Get to know the board members that guide the National Wildlife Federation in our mission to ensure wildlife thrive.

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Leading Experts

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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. We're on the ground in seven regions across the country, collaborating with 52 state and territory affiliates to reverse the crisis and ensure wildlife thrive.

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