In her role as Associate Director of Inland Empire Waterkeeper Megan is responsible for the day to day operation of the organization including all programs under Waterkeeper’s five pillars of: Advocacy, Education, Research, Restoration and Enforcement. With a comprehensive knowledge of the unique resources and challenges of the Santa Ana Watershed and its region, Megan leads the organization in the mission of Swimmable, Drinkable, Fishable waters with a collaborative approach to attaining a watershed of educated and motivated water stewards.
Megan is a lifelong resident of Riverside who specializes in connecting learners to their communities and local environment through innovative opportunities. Her comprehensive background in program administration includes managing nature and science education venues, and developing science education programs in non-formal learning environments. An active member of the Inland Empire community, Megan has spent a decade working on projects that increase community livability and sustainability, from fundraising for nonprofits to the development of southern California’s largest family nature club. A dedicated lifelong learner, Megan’s academic background has focused on environmental studies and human-environmental interaction with a degree in Zoology. Megan’s passion lies in cultivating a love and stewardship for our local environment in people of all ages.