As the California Wilderness Coordinator, Warren Alford works with a coalition of organizations and individuals to preserve California’s remaining wild areas for future generations to experience and enjoy. Warren joined The Wilderness Society in 2012 with more than 15 years of experie
Melyssa Watson is the Vice President for Conservation at The Wilderness Society. Melyssa came to The Wilderness Society in 1999 and co-founded our Wilderness Support Center working to build and lead grassroots wilderness campaigns across the country.
As the Conservation Operations Manager, Melissa Koskinen is responsible for initiating, designing and leading a wide variety of special projects that strengthen the organization and enhance our conservation outcomes.
As a Senior Regional Conservation Representative, Jeff Widen provides strategic support and direct assistance to campaigns focused on wilderness and conservation designations for BLM and National Forest lands in Colorado.
Jill Gottesman brings the skills of a diverse work history in nonprofit management, environmental education, wilderness therapy and social work to her role of Conservation Specialist for The Wilderness Society’s southeastern regional office.