Kelly Reed

Senior Vice President, Government Relations

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As Senior Vice President of Government Relations for The Conservation Fund (the Fund), 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 non-governmental organizations.

Government Relations supports the Fund’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 U.S. Senate and U.S. 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 the Fund’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 The Conservation Fund in 2011 and brings over 20 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 U.S. 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:     Phone: 703-525-6300    Office: National Headquarters (VA)