Faith Rivers James

Friday, September 16, 2022

Faith is a Mount Pleasant native who grew up in the historic Four Mile community East of the Cooper River. She has felt a connection to the landscape of the Lowcountry all her life, and witnessed firsthand the change that unbridled growth and development can have on our beloved environment. She is consistently reminded of how we are all interconnected and dependent on this environment, and how protecting and conserving…

Lily Abromeit

Tuesday, December 25, 2018

Having spent her life as a born and bred Midwesterner, Lily grew up learning about and caring for the Plains. Now as a Charleston resident she is excited to play a role in protecting the Lowcountry’s habitat and varied ecosystems. Lily has focused her career on communicating about important issues, focusing on highlighting solutions. She finds it most rewarding to share stories of climate solutions with the general public, inspiring action.  Prior…

Taylor Allred

Friday, December 15, 2017

Taylor Allred recently hit the ground running in his new role as Energy & Climate Program Director, starting on Earth Day 2024, and looks forward to serving as an advocate for state and local policies that help to advance a clean energy transition as quickly and equitably as possible. Taylor’s addition to the team is very timely, as he is joining us at a pivotal moment for opposing new fossil-fuel infrastructure that would drive…

Mike Barrett

Thursday, December 14, 2017

Emma Berry

Thursday, December 14, 2017

Emma has considered the Lowcountry home since 2014, and plays an active role in ensuring that it is preserved for the next generation through her role as Communities and Transportation Project Manager, coming to the Coastal Conservation League in the summer of 2023. She builds relationships with stakeholders and communities, and works on projects to protect their character, history, and cultural identities, all vital elements to our coastal environment. She holds a…

Brooke Blosser

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

When Brooke came to the Lowcountry in 2018 for graduate school, she was introduced to the Coastal Conservation League through local efforts to renourish Crab Bank, and was quickly drawn to the organization’s mission. Brooke joined as the Land, Water, and Wildlife Project Manager in fall of 2023, coordinating with partners and representatives locally and statewide on outreach and communications. In her role, she enjoys connecting with community members and residents…

Leslie Bogstad

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Leslie became part of the Coastal Conservation League team in spring of 2023, and has been a Charleston local most of her life, growing up with a passion for outdoor activities and conserving resources for the next generation. In her role of CRM Administrator, Leslie maintains the Conservation League’s contact and donor database, helping to deliver important communications to a range of interested audiences. She enjoys working across departments to achieve…

MJ Campbell

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Born and raised right here in the Lowcountry, MJ comes to GrowFood Carolina in hopes to help bridge the gap between restaurants and growers. Having worked with GrowFood for a decade as a chef, she is no stranger to the mission of putting fresh and local produce on tables. Now as Sales and Marketing Account Manager, she will build relationships with chefs, guide them in purchasing, and grow new accounts. In her own words,…

Amy Carter

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Amy was born and raised in the Lowcountry and holds degrees in Anthropology and Environmental Studies from the College of Charleston and a Masters in Environmental Management from the Nicholas School of the Environment at Duke University. She previously worked as Chief Advancement Officer for Lowcountry Land Trust and Director of Development and Marketing for Charleston Parks Conservancy. She also spent several years in Washington, D.C. at the National Ocean Service and in…

Emily Cedzo

Saturday, December 9, 2017

Emily joined the Coastal Conservation League in 2016. She is a proud North Carolina native who enjoys finding solutions to complex challenges at the intersection of communities and the environment. She obtained her Master of Environmental Management and certificate in Community-Based Environmental Management from Duke University’s Nicholas School. Prior to that, Emily received her Bachelor of Science in Environmental Studies from the University of North Carolina at Asheville. Emily began her career with the Conservation League by…

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