- Designs and runs our direct services to land trusts
- Directs programming for our Land Trust Excellence & Advancement Program (LEAP)
- Organizes training events
- Serves as a land trust representative on agency committees & work groups
- Coordinates collaborative efforts around the state
Past Jobs & Experience
Meg came to Gathering Waters in 2014 from the Wisconsin Academy of Sciences, Arts, and Letters where she convened discussions on statewide water and energy issues. She served on the steering committee of the Citizen Science Association, formed in 2014, and which, in its first year, exceeded 3000 members, and brought together over 600 people at its first national conference in February 2015. Meg led projects in Bolivia and British Columbia, among other places, in her previous position at the American Museum of Natural History’s Center for Biodiversity and Conservation. These projects all aimed to promote participation in conservation through partnerships among scientists, educators, and community leaders.
M.S., Michigan State University, Community and Resource Development
B.A., Valparaiso University, Valparaiso, Indiana, English and French
Favorite protected place in Wisconsin
Any place with Loons.
Meg is working on her Stand Up Paddling skills in summer and cross-country skiing in winter. Year-round she likes biking, swimming, and seeks out eclectic music and theater performances.