Adam R. Snyder is the Executive Director of Alabama’s only environmental lobbying organization, Conservation Alabama. Adam is also director of the voter education affiliate, the Conservation Alabama Foundation. Most recently, Adam served as Executive Director of the Alabama Rivers Alliance, a river protection and restoration non-profit established in 1997. Prior to joining the Alliance in 2001, Mr. Snyder worked at Operation New Birmingham, a downtown revitalization and race relations non-profit in Birmingham, Ala. He is an honor graduate from the University of South Carolina with a degree in print journalism. Mr. Snyder is a 2009 American Marshall Memorial Fellow, and a 2007 Environmental Leadership Program Fellow. A native of Alabama, Mr. Snyder is involved with a variety of civic and volunteer organizations in his hometown. He is married to Dr. Erin Snyder, a member of the internal medicine faculty at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. They have one son, Robert Clarke.