South Central Staff and Affiliates

Please note that National Wildlife Federation offices are currently not open to the public at this time, and some staff may be working on different schedules than normal business hours.

South Central Regional Center

505 East Huntland Drive, Suite 530
Austin, TX 78752
Phone: 512-476-9805
Contact Us Online

Atlanta Office
600 West Peachtree Street NW, Suite 1860
Atlanta, GA 30308
Phone: 404-875-8733

New Orleans Office
3801 Canal Street, Suite 400
New Orleans, LA 70119
Phone: 504-708-5862

Meet Our Staff

Meg Haenn

Regional Deputy Director
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Niki Bertrand

Foundation Relations Officer
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Sarah Mortati

Operations Manager
512-476-9805
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Brooke Randolph

New Orleans Office Manager
504-708-5862
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Kelly Wagner

Senior Regional Coordinator, Online Advocacy
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Geralyn Hoey

Director of Conservation Partnerships (AR, LA, MO, MS)
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Ron Warnken

Director of Conservation Partnerships (AL, FL, GA, PR, SC, USVI)
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Steve Bender

Director of Conservation Partnerships
(IA, KS, OK, TX)
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[[REGIONAL EDUCATION AND ENGAGEMENT]]


Marya Fowler

Regional Director of Education
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Rebeca Quiñonez-Piñón

Senior Manager, Climate-Resilient Habitats and Chief Monarch Strategist
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Brendon Barclay

Manager, Georgia Education & Engagement
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Karen Bishop

Manager, Texas Education & Engagement
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Michael Valdez

Program Manager, Earth Tomorrow (Houston)
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Kate Unger

Resilience Schools Coordinator (Houston)
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Jillian Mitchell

Content Specialist Coordinator, Climate Resilient Habitats
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[[ RESTORE THE GULF ]]


Amanda Moore

Director, Gulf Program
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Jessie Ritter

Associate Vice President, Water Resources & Coastal Policy (DC)
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Melissa Hill

Program Manager, Gulf Program
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Emily Guidry Schatzel

Senior Communications Manager, Gulf Program
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Julia-Claire Evans

Communications Associate, Gulf Program
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Alisha Renfro

Senior Manager, Science & Policy, Gulf Program
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Glenn Watkins

Senior Policy Specialist, Water Resources (DC)
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Ally Kristan

Wildlife Policy Specialist, Gulf Program
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Samantha Carter

Outreach Manager, Gulf Program
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Alex Jiles

Senior Outreach Coordinator, Gulf Program
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Bill Cooksey

Senior Sportsmen Outreach Coordinator, Gulf Program
Director of Conservation Partnerships (TN)
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Matthew Waguespack

Sportsmen Outreach Coordinator, Vanishing Paradise
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Paige Lansky

Florida Outreach Associate, Gulf Program
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Taya Fontenette

Fellow, Gulf Program
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[[ SOUTHEAST FORESTRY ]]


Tiffany Williams Woods

Senior Director, Southeast Forestry Program
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Katrina Koning

Senior Coordinator, Southeast Private Lands Forestry
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[[ TEXAS COAST & WATER ]]


Jennifer Walker

Director, Texas Coast & Water
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Jonathan Seefeldt

Communications Manager, Texas Living Waters
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Arsum Pathak

Senior Adaptation & Coastal Resilience Specialist
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Danielle Goshen

Policy Specialist & Counsel, Texas Coast & Water
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[[Additional Staff]]


Crystal Jennings

Director, National Youth Leadership Programs
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Lacey McCormick

Senior Communications Manager, National Communications
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Melissa Williamson

Senior Grants Specialist
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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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