Environmental Justice Advisory Council

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The National Wildlife Federation Environmental Justice Advisory Council was established by the President and CEO on February 1, 2022 to serve as an important advisory body to the Environmental Justice Executive Team. The Council was developed by the Federation’s environmental justice team with the support of the Council Co-Chairs to serve as a consultative body on matters including, but not limited to:


The Council will identify, address, and make recommendations based on opportunities for the Federation’s improvement in, but not limited to, the following areas:

As the Federation and the needs of communities that are disproportionately overburdened by environmental degradation and climate change impacts evolve, so will the Council’s focus and priorities.


Members of the Environmental Justice Advisory Council

Headshot of Dianne Dillon-RidgleyDianne Dillon-Ridgley

Headshot of Dr. Na’Taki Osborne JelksDr. Na’Taki Osborne Jelks

Headshot of Mark MaganaMark Magaña

Headshot of Harold MitchellHarold Mitchell

A headshot of Reverend Leo WoodberryReverend Leo Woodberry

A headshot of Monica Lewis-PatrickMonica Lewis Patrick

A headshot of John Red CloudJohn Red Cloud


Members of the Environmental Justice Executive Team

Headshot of Collin O'MaraCollin O'Mara
President and Chief Executive Officer

Headshot of Mustafa Santiago AliDr. Mustafa Santiago Ali
Executive Vice President Conservation & Justice

Headshot of Dr. Adrienne HollisDr. Adrienne Hollis
Vice President Environmental Justice, Health & Community Revitalization, Conservation

Headshot of Rebecca VillegasRebecca Villegas
National Director Environmental Justice Strategy

Headshot of Jason HarrisonJason Harrison
Senior Program Manager Environmental Justice & Community Revitalization

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