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…

Michael Albin

Monday, December 17, 2018

Nancy Appel

Friday, December 15, 2017

Nancy Appel joined the Coastal Conservation League in July 2014. A Minnesota native with more than 20 years of fundraising experience, Nancy previously worked as the director of philanthropy at The Trust for Public Land and director of development at the Hazelden Foundation and at several nonprofit organizations in Baltimore, Maryland. Nancy is a certified fund raising executive (CFRE) and is passionate about helping people give joyously. Nancy and her husband live in Mount…

Emma Berry

Thursday, December 14, 2017

Brooke Blosser

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Leslie Bogstad

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

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 for the wide array of issues 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. You’ll often find her working on…

Riley Egger

Friday, December 8, 2017

A native Texan, Riley came to the Conservation League in 2020 and has a focus on water quality and wildlife issues. She previously worked at the Southern Environmental Law Center where she focused on regional clean water campaigns. Before relocating to the Lowcountry, she earned a B.S. in Ecology, Evolution, and Animal Behavior at the University of Texas at Austin. Outside of work you can find her falling down on rollerblades, brewing kombucha, or…

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