Posted June 28, 2016 12:04 pm by Comments

By Justin Stakes

Teresa R. Christopher
Teresa R. Christopher
U.S. Fish and Wildlife
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

Washington, DC -( U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Director Dan Ashe today announced the appointment of Teresa R. Christopher as the agency’s new Associate Director, beginning June 27.

She brings to the Service considerable experience working across all levels of government and with diverse stakeholders to shape and implement environmental and natural resource policies and initiatives. Christopher succeeds Robert Dreher, who left the Service to become Vice President of Conservation for Defenders of Wildlife.

Christopher comes to the Fish and Wildlife Service from the U.S. Department of Commerce, where she has served as Senior Advisor to the Secretary of Commerce for Gulf Restoration since October of 2012. In that role, Christopher spearheaded the establishment of a new federal agency responsible for investment of over $3 billion in economic and environmental restoration projects.

“Teresa Christopher is a dynamic leader with extensive experience in building coalitions and finding consensus solutions to address some of our Nation’s most complex environmental challenges. I’m excited to have her join the Fish and Wildlife Service and contribute to our efforts to combat illegal wildlife trafficking, conserve ocean and coastal resources, and address other high-priority issues,” …Read the Rest

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