Nonprofit Category

Timothy Searchinger

Staff Attorney, Environmental Defense Fund
New York, New York
Mr. Timothy Searchinger authored a groundbreaking report on wetlands for the Environmental Defense Fund and World Wildlife Fund, which had a huge impact on federal wetlands protection policy.

Jan Goldman-Carter

Independent Consultant
Westchester, Pennsylvania
As counsel to National Wildlife Federation’s (NWF) Fisheries & Wildlife Division and, subsequently, as an independent consultant, pro bono advisor, Janice L. Goldman-Carter has tackled some of the most pressing and difficult issues in wetlands protection.

Dana Beach

Executive Director, South Carolina Coastal Conservation League
Charleston, South Carolina
Dana Beach is the founder and executive director of the South Carolina Coastal Conservation League (SCCCL).

Ross Murphy

Director, Deep Fork Wetlands Coalition
Tulsa, Oklahoma
Ross Murphy is a drilling manager for Helmmerich & Payne, Inc., an independent oil and gas exploration company in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

Henry N. Barkhausen

Director, Citizens Committee to Save the Cache River
Jonesboro, Illinois
Through his individual efforts, Henry N. Barkhausen, has brought together a consortium of private organizations, businesses, and public agencies to protect the Cache River wetlands in southern Illinois.

John W. Broome and Althea Pratt-Broome

Founders, The Wetlands Conservancy
Tualatin, Oregon
Wetlands are a way of life for John W. (Jack) Broome and Althea Pratt-Broome.

Gary Gorman

Executive Director, Huntington Beach Wetlands Conservancy
Huntington Beach, California
Gary Gorman is the founder and Executive Director of the Huntington Beach Wetlands Conservancy, a small, nonprofit land trust dedicated to protecting and enhancing California’s Huntington Beach wetlands.