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Danielle is a lifelong conservationist, having dedicated her entire professional career to being an advocate for nature and the special places and creatures we cherish. While attending Michigan State University for a degree in political science, she helped organize and lobby the Board of Trustees to build one of the most comprehensive recycling facilities on any college campus. This first successful environmental campaign sparked the fire for organizing, advocacy, and action.
After several years of working for various conservation organizations, she decided to serve as an Environment Volunteer in Tanzania with the Peace Corps. In a rural village with no running water or electricity, Danielle helped usher in three new water tanks for the primary school and health clinic. She also worked with farmers on more sustainable practices, and collaborated with village leaders to implement a tree-planting project in a drought-prone area. This was one of her favorite life experiences, as she was able to quite literally get her hands dirty.
Upon returning to the States, she and her husband spent six months hiking, camping, and visiting the country before permanently landing in Oregon. This is now home and she is excited to be a voice for all wildlife and wild places. When she's not working, she enjoys hiking with her husband and son, practicing yoga, talking politics, and doing jigsaw puzzles.