Veronica (Saavedra) Oakler

With over 20 years of environmental education and experience, Veronica is excited to join the team as Executive Director of Clean Water for North Carolina, a science-based Environmental Justice nonprofit.  […]

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CWFNC NE Organizer Belinda Joyner

Belinda Joyner

Joyner grew up in Northampton County and has worked as a teacher’s assistant specializing in reading skills. She has been involved in numerous local environmental struggles…

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Amanda Strawderman

Amanda’s roots are firmly set in the Appalachian Mountains through her heritage and love of the land and people. She became involved in environmental advocacy…

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Shelby Cline

Shelby grew up outside of Atlanta and is a recent graduate of Davidson College with a B.A. in Environmental Studies. They have spent the past few years engaged with sustainable […]

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Christine Diaz

Christine grew up in Harlem, New York and relocated to North Carolina to study at Davidson College, where she graduated with a BA in Environmental Studies and Anthropology. As an […]

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Board of Directors

Marshall Tyler
Oriental, NC

Anita Simha
Cary, NC
Vice Chair

Nathanette Mayo
Shiloh, NC

Emma Sellers
Concord, NC

Lee Barnes
Chapel Hill, NC

Candela Cerpa
Durham, NC

CWFNC Board of Directors

Back row: Staff: Hope Taylor, Katie Hicks, Xavier Boatright. Board members: Nathanette Mayo, Marshall Tyler, Andrea Emanuel, Robert Hamilton, Steve Gurley. Front row: Nydia Morales, Tina Motley-Pearson.