Megan Desrosiers:Chief Executive Officer
Megan and Alice Keyes founded One Hundred Miles in 2013. In an effort to elevate the Georgia coast as a recognized place of historical, cultural, and biological significance, Megan spends her time working in local communities and on regional collaboration projects. She serves on the leadership team of the Georgia Water Coalition. She is currently the chair of the Savannah River Clean Water Fund Advisory Board, and she serves on the Steering Committee for the Dogwood Alliance’s Wetland Forests initiative. Locally, she serves on the Spaceport Camden Environmental Subcommittee.
Before becoming the founding executive director of One Hundred Miles, Megan spent 10 years at the Coastal Conservation League (CCL) in South Carolina. She was instrumental in efforts to conserve land in the Ashley River Historic Corridor and on Johns Island. She also worked to establish the organization’s first climate and energy and agriculture program agendas.
Megan has worked through the years to help start up organizations form and become sustainable coastal advocacy partners in Georgia and South Carolina. In addition to forming One Hundred Miles, she worked with a team to start South Carolina’s first local food hub and collaborated with a group of diverse leaders to initiate Charleston County’s Greenbelt Program. Megan has also served on the founding boards of the South Carolina Outdoor Education Program (SCOEP) and Charleston Moves, a bicycle/pedestrian advocacy organization.
Megan is a graduate of Allegheny College in Meadville, Pennsylvania and Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island. Since finishing her degrees, Megan has attended multiple training programs in business development, non-profit leadership, and public speaking. Specifically, she has completed professional development programs at the Harvard Business School, Institute for Conservation Leadership, and the Buckley School for Public Speaking, as well as many other esteemed programs. Megan lives in Old Town Brunswick with her husband, Michael, and two sons, Luca and Kellen.
Contact Megan at [email protected]