Vice President of Government Relations
As Vice President of Government Relations for The Conservation Fund (TCF), Kelly oversees all facets of the organization’s work on federal policy and funding, and represents the organization with the administration, U.S. Congress, and NGOs.
Government Relations supports TCF’s programs on a dynamic portfolio of over $200 million annually in land conservation projects and on innovative sustainable solutions to the environmental challenges of our time. Kelly works closely with the Executive Branch and both the Senate and House of Representatives on federal priorities to promote sustainability and conserve fish and wildlife habitat, historic sites, working landscapes and high-value recreational areas. She is TCF's lead liaison with all federal Department and Agency leadership, as well as the lead realty liaison with the National Park Service, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, and U.S. Forest Service.
Kelly joined TCF in 2011 and brings over 15 years of environmental policy experience. She has worked at American Rivers, the Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies, and as the environment and energy policy advisor for Senator Russ Feingold. Kelly holds a Masters in Natural Resources Policy from Virginia Tech and dual-degrees in biology and economics from St. Mary’s College of Maryland.
Contact: Email: email@example.com Phone: 703-525-6300 Office: National Headquarters (VA)