Mikki Sager

Vice President

Director, Resourceful Communities


Mikki SagerMikki is responsible for program oversight, fundraising, partner support and scaling the Triple Bottom Line approaches that are helping communities generate economic, social and environmental returns. She helps communities implement natural resource-based economic development projects, including ecotourism, community forestry and conservation-based affordable housing. 

Mikki also helps Resourceful Communities’ 300-plus community partner groups access funding and technical assistance and carries out special initiatives that address critical issues, such as access to healthy food in low-income communities. 

Mikki has been recognized by the USDA-Forest Service and was selected as a 2012 Purpose Prize Fellow. She served on the North Carolina Rural Prosperity Task and Rural Health Task Forces and was recognized as “Tarheel of the Week” in January 2013. Mikki competed in the 1973 and 1975 Whitewater World Championships, placing third in mixed doubles canoe in 1975. 

Mikki is a graduate of The Pennsylvania State University with a Bachelor’s degree in Health and Physical Education.

Contact: msager@conservationfund.org   Phone: (919) 967-2978

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