Program Committee

Alex Score

Chair, National Adaptation Forum Program Committee
Lead Scientist
EcoAdapt

Susan Asam

Principal
ICF International

Kristin Baja

Climate and Resilience Planner
Baltimore City Department of Planning, Office of Sustainability

Astrid Caldas

Climate Scientist, Climate and Energy Program
Union of Concerned Scientists

Molly Cross

Climate Change Adaptation Coordinator, North America Program
Wildlife Conservation Society

Samantha Danchuk

Assistant Director
Broward County’s Environmental Planning and Community Resilience Division

Christa Daniels

Program Manager
Center for Community Resilience and Climate Preparedness; Antioch University New England

Melissa Deas

Institute Associate
Georgetown Climate Center

Mike Durglo

Natural Resource Department, Environmental Protection Division
Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes

Katherine Egland

Environmental and Climate Justice Chairman for the National Board of Directors
NAACP

Amanda Farris

Climate Outreach Specialist
Carolinas Integrated Sciences & Assessments

Garrett Fitzgerald

Co-Chair National Adaptation Forum Steering Committee
Strategic Partnerships Advisor
Urban Sustainability Directors Network

Kate Freund

Science Applications
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

WendyKay Gewiss

National Adaptation Forum Program Coordinator
EcoAdapt

Elizabeth Gibbons

Managing Director
The American Society of Adaptation Professionals

David Gibbs

ORISE Fellow, Global Change Impacts & Adaptation Program
Environmental Protection Agency

Ashlee Grace

Water Quality Planner
City and County of Denver's Public Works Department

Jessica Grannis

Adaptation Program Manager
Georgetown Climate Center

Roger Griffis

Climate Change Coordinator
NOAA Fisheries Service

Shalini Gupta

Executive Director
Center for Earth, Energy and Democracy

Kimberly Hall

Climate Change Ecologist & Terrestrial Resilience Project Manager
The Nature Conservancy

Lara Hansen

Chief Scientist and Executive Director
EcoAdapt

Jessica Hellmann

Director, Institute on the Environment Professor & Russell M. and Elizabeth M. Bennett Chair, Department of Ecology, Evolution and Behavior
University of Minnesota

Chris Hilke

Co-Chair, Senior Manager, Climate Adaptation and Resilience
National Wildlife Federation

Jessica Hitt

Scientist and CAKE Program Manager
EcoAdapt

Margaret Hiza Redsteer

Geologist, Research Scientist
U.S. Geological Survey

Darren Long

Managing Director, Climate Adaptation Fund
Wildlife Conservation Society

Nile Malloy

Community Resilience and Equity Strategist
Climate Justice Consultant

Laura Millberg

Principal Planner, Sustainable Development and Climate Resilience
Minnesota Pollution Control Agency

Paul Moss

Co-Chair National Adaptation Forum Steering Committee
Climate Adaptation Coordinator
Minnesota Pollution Control Agency

Kelly Muellman

Sustainability Program Coordinator
City of Minneapolis

Rachael Novak

Climate Science Coordinator
Bureau of Indian Affairs

Megan O'Grady

Senior Analyst
Abt Associates

Melissa Ocana

Research and Extension Project Manager
UMass Amherst

Amber Pairis

Director, Climate Science Alliance-South Coast
CA Department of Fish and Wildlife
CA Landscape Conservation Cooperative

Davia Palmeri

Climate Change Coordinator
Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies

Britt Parker

Coastal Management Specialist – Climate & International Coordinator
NOAA Office for Coastal Management Coral Reef Conservation Program

Kim Penn

Climate Change Coordinator
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

Sascha Peterson

Co-Chair, Climate Change Adaptation Specialist
American Society of Adaptation Professionals

Shannon Pinc

Environment & Sustainability Coordinator
City of St. Louis Park

Kif Scheuer

Climate Change Program Director
Local Government Commission

Ana Vang

Policy Associate
Office of Mayor Coleman

Jason Vogel

Senior Policy Analyst, Climate Change Adaptation
Stratus Consulting

Lara Whitely Binder

Climate Outreach and Adaptation Specialist
Climate Impacts Group University of Washington

John Wiener

Program on Environment and Society
Institute of Behavioral Science University of Colorado