Alaska Conservation Alliance and Voters Announces New Executive Director
Andy Moderow starts as Executive Director this week
Anchorage - Alaska Conservation Alliance and Alaska Conservation Voters are pleased to announce Andy Moderow as the new Executive Director for the organizations. Andy has a long history in Alaska, a wealth of experience in the legislative and campaign arenas, and a core interest in conservation.
“His drive and enthusiasm will be a great asset as he assumes the leadership of the Conservation Alliance and Voters,” said Kate Consenstein, Board Chair of Alaska Conservation Voters.
“I’m excited to be starting with these organizations,” said Andy Moderow. “I have a deep respect for the work these groups have done in the past, and I am optimistic about what we can accomplish in the future.”
A lifelong Alaskan, Andy grew up running sled dogs, completing the Iditarod in 2001. After graduating from Cornell University in 2005, he worked for the National Parks Conservation Association in Anchorage. Since that time, he spent four years as a legislative aide in the office of Senator Hollis French, and he managed the French for Governor campaign in 2010. Andy started with Alaska Conservation Alliance and Voters on October 17th.
Alaska Conservation Alliance, founded in 1997, is a statewide non-profit 501c(3) organization whose primary mission is to protect Alaska’s air, land and water by being a powerful voice for the conservation community in the civic arena. The Alliance is the only
statewide coalition group uniting Alaska’s conservation community and coordinating statewide grassroots into a powerful, cohesive force to impact public policy.
Alaska Conservation Voters, a 501c(4) non-profit organization, helps to identify, recruit, train and support pro-conservation candidates for office and continues to work with these decision makers on environmental issues. Voters is the only Alaska-based conservation organization that maintains a full-time advocacy presence in Alaska’s capitol.
As sister organizations, Alaska Conservation Alliance and Voters believe that a healthy environment and a strong economy can go hand in hand.