Sarah is the Senior Managing Director of Conservation Programs at the National Parks Conservation Association in Washington, DC. She coordinates NPCA’s core conservation initiatives for water restoration, landscape conservation, and clean air and integrates programs across departments. She also organizes and manages water protection and restoration activities both internally and externally, with a focus on Everglades restoration. Prior to joining NPCA in April 2010, Sarah worked for the Georgia Wildlife Federation for six years and was responsible for building, organizing, and managing the Georgia Water Coalition, a diverse group of interests that advocates for sustainable water management policies. Before moving to the policy and advocacy arena, she researched sea turtles with the Georgia Department of Natural Resources and the Sea Turtle Conservancy in Tortuguero, Costa Rica. She performed aerial surveys of right whale calving grounds off the Georgia coast with Wildlife Trust. Sarah holds a Master’s in Conservation Ecology and Sustainable Development from the University of Georgia, and a B.S. in Biology from the University of the South in Sewanee, Tennessee.