Chris is the founder and executive director of the Clean Water Advocacy Center. He earned his J.D. with a certificate in specialization in environmental and natural resources from Lewis & Clark Law School, his Masters in Marine Affairs and Policy from University of Miami and his B.S. in Biology from Colorado College.
Chris specializes in environmental law and policy, especially pertaining to water quality, consumption and access. For the last decade he has worked as a staff attorney, senior attorney, managing attorney and legal director at environmental nonprofits across the country. His experience relates to environmental policy, litigation, strategy and administrative issues.
When not advocating for the environment, Chris enjoys being out in it! An avid hiker, rock climber and traveler, Chris and his family took a travel sabbatical in 2016-17 to travel throughout Europe, Asia and Australia.