Sarah Barmeyer is Deputy Vice President for NPCA’s Conservation Programs where she coordinates priority initiatives for water restoration, landscape conservation, wildlife, and clean air.
Sarah Barmeyer is senior managing director for NPCA’s Conservation Programs where she coordinates priority initiatives for water restoration, landscape conservation, wildlife, and clean air and integrates programs across departments. She oversees NPCA’s water protection and restoration activities with a focus on Everglades restoration and manages America’s Great Waters Coalition. Prior to joining NPCA in 2010, Sarah worked for the Georgia Wildlife Federation for six years and was responsible for building, organizing, and managing the Georgia Water Coalition, a diverse group of interests that advocates for sustainable water management policies. Before moving to the policy and advocacy arena, she conducted scientific research on sea turtles with the Georgia Department of Natural Resources and with the Sea Turtle Conservancy in Tortuguero, Costa Rica, and performed aerial surveys of right whale calving grounds off the Georgia coast with Wildlife Trust. Sarah holds an M.S. in Conservation Ecology and Sustainable Development from the University of Georgia, and a B.S. in Biology from the University of the South in Sewanee, Tennessee. Her favorite national park is Canyonlands.