Announcing our new Program Officer
We are pleased to announce the hiring of Rebecca Judd to join our Chicago-based staff, where she will lead our land conservation grantmaking and related program work in the Chicago Wilderness region. In addition, Rebecca will work closely with Kerri Forrest in our Lowcountry office to help advance conservation projects in coastal South Carolina.
Rebecca comes to us from the Illinois Chapter of the Sierra Club, where she led statewide advocacy work to advance clean energy policies. Previously, she served as Senior Legislative Council for Earthjustice in Washington, D.C., overseeing legislative efforts on public lands, wildlife and climate adaptation among other issues. A native Midwesterner, Rebecca hails from Indiana, where she attended Purdue University, studying management and biology. She later attended Tulane University Law School, where she graduated with honors and received a certificate in environmental law.