Catherine Ridley:

Vice President of Education and Communications

catherine-rCatherine brings more than 20 years of experience in the environmental nonprofit sector, including work as an educator, writer,  researcher, and fundraiser. She first began her career as an environmental educator for the Louisiana Nature Center. Catherine worked in sea turtle conservation for more than seven years and helped to start the Georgia Sea Turtle Center on Jekyll Island. She is currently the project leader for the sea turtle project on St. Simons Island, where she now lives.

In addition to her work on Georgia’s coast, Catherine has held senior leadership positions at five environmental nonprofits. Catherine returned to coastal Georgia in 2014 after working as a fundraiser and grants manager for women’s health programs in Massachusetts. She is an avid reader, writer, hiker, and peach enthusiast.

Contact Catherine at [email protected]