Haley Walker brings nearly a decade of communications experience to the Emerging Leaders Board. Borrowing from her background as an environmental reporter and editor, she’s served in storytelling roles for nonprofits such as Environment America, the Nature Conservancy, the World Society for the Protection of Animals and most recently at The Freshwater Trust. She holds a master’s degree in environmental journalism from Michigan State University’s Knight Center for Environmental Journalism and bachelor’s degrees in journalism and Spanish. As Communications Director with The Freshwater Trust, her sights are set on creatively and clearly broadcasting their innovative freshwater restoration and conservation work with the world. Away from the computer, Haley can be found teaching in a yoga studio, climbing at Smith Rock, or running in Forest Park.