Contact CBF's Richmond, Virginia Office

Capitol Place
1108 East Main Street
Suite 1600
Richmond, VA 23219-3539
804-780-1392 (phone)
804-648-4011 (fax)

Peggy SannerPeggy Sanner, Virginia Executive Director. Peggy oversees all aspects of the Virginia Office, including managing Richmond, Hampton Roads, and field staff. She also acts as an environmental advocate for CBF in Virginia, overseeing policy and advocacy efforts in the state. Peggy is a liaison with the state legislature, business community, and other conservation organizations, and represents CBF to the media and general public. As an attorney, she also provides legal counsel on CBF’s litigation efforts in Virginia.

Scott BrownScott Brown, Director of Major Gifts—Central Virginia. CBF relies primarily on private donations to fund our programs and operations. Scott works with individual donors, corporate partners, and foundations to build support for CBF's work to Save the Bay. If you or your organization would like to learn more about supporting our efforts in Central Virginia, contact sbrown@cbf.org or by phone at 804-258-1541.

Kenny FletcherKenny Fletcher, Virginia Communications Coordinator. Kenny acts as the liaison between CBF and media outlets throughout the Commonwealth, creating press releases, writing editorials and letters to the editor, and interacting with press representatives to ensure they understand CBF's mission and policies. Kenny creates and hones CBF's messaging to the public. He also writes articles and blog posts for CBF.

Alston HornAlston Horn, Virginia Restoration Specialist. Alston identifies and recruits farm landowners, primarily in the Shenandoah Valley, to adopt agriculture best management practices on their land. He acts as a liaison between farmers, federal, and state staff to help farmers received cost-share for best management practices. Alston also leads CBF efforts on outreach to farmers about alternative grazing management.

Ann JurczykAnn Jurczyk, Virginia Director of Advocacy and Outreach. Ann performs and oversees outreach and grassroots activities in Virginia, managing all of CBF's grassroots staff throughout the Commonwealth. Ann specializes in organizing and engaging CBF constituents, other conservation leaders and organizations, and the general public on CBF advocacy issues. Ann also runs CBF's Clean Water Captains program in Virginia and oversees faith-based outreach in the state. Lastly, Ann provides expertise and oversight for CBF's holistic urban restoration projects in the Central Virginia region.

Matt KowalskiMatt Kowalski, Virginia Watershed Restoration Scientist. Matt implements wetland and riparian restoration projects and agricultural best management practices throughout the Commonwealth. Matt also leads CBF's outreach to the farm community while assisting in the development of CBF policies regarding state and federal agriculture cost-share programs and agriculture-related legislation.

Rick MittlerRick Mittler, Virginia Student Leadership Coordinator. Rick manages the Virginia Chapter of CBF’s Student Leadership Program which brings together high school students from across the watershed to help Save the Bay. He works alongside students to identify issues in their community and then address those issues through advocacy, action, and awareness. Rick connects student leaders, both in the field and virtually, with scientists, experts, and policy makers to help further their knowledge of watershed issues and amplify their voices for meaningful change.

Natasha RathlevNatasha Rathlev, Administrative Assistant. Natasha is the primary and first contact with the public for CBF in Virginia, directing phone calls to other staff and answering citizen inquiries. She capably assists other CBF staff with correspondence, mailings, data entry, and other administrative tasks, and is our lead database manager. Natasha also works with the Virginia Grassroots Coordinator to manage the Grasses for the Masses program. Contact Natasha at nrathlev@cbf.org.

Elizabeth RonstonElizabeth Ronston, Virginia Program Manager and Financial Analyst. Elizabeth manages budgets for the Virginia office and oversees grant reporting and project coordination. Elizabeth also provides administrative support for the Virginia office, including writing/editing correspondence and newsletters; handling state lobbying reporting; managing recruitment efforts; conducting easement monitoring; applying for needed permits; planning for events; and other tasks.

Gabby Troutman, Virginia Grassroots Coordinator Gabby oversees outreach and volunteer activities in the Richmond area, including the VoiCeS and Grasses for the Masses programs (among others). She also recruits and nurtures volunteers throughout the Richmond area to develop them into committed advocates for the Bay.

Joe WoodJoe Wood, Virginia Senior Scientist. Joe helps develop CBF policies and positions through monitoring of state regulations, guidelines, and funding related to point and nonpoint source pollution in Virginia. Joe also analyzes and provides comments on new or changing laws, regulations, policies, and guidelines in Virginia.

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