Contact CBF's Washington, D.C.
Federal Affairs Office

Chesapeake Bay Foundation
Staff is currently working remotely.
phone: 202-544-2232 (CBF2)

Keisha Sedlacek, Federal Director. Keisha works with the Federal Executive Director on the formulation of position statements on environmental legislation and regulations, and advocates on behalf of CBF to legislators, agencies, community decision-makers, and the general public. She also acts as a liaison between CBF’s environmental protection and restoration and litigation teams on Bay issues and advises staff on the development of programs to raise one million voices for Clean Water as part of the Making History Campaign. Keisha can be reached at [email protected].

Lisa Caruso, Washington, D.C. Media & Communications Coordinator. Lisa works with reporters based in Washington, D.C., to help advance CBF’s federal policy agenda through press releases, opinion articles, blog posts, and her contacts in the Washington media. She also coordinates with her counterparts in Maryland, Pennsylvania, and Virginia to inform journalists in those states about CBF federal policy initiatives that affect their communities. She provides messaging guidance and communications support to the Federal Office’s policy and advocacy managers. She encourages reporters to contact her at [email protected] to learn more about how CBF is using federal legislation, regulations, and litigation to restore and protect the Bay.

Annabelle Harvey, Federal Policy Coordinator Annabelle oversees outreach and advocacy activities across the watershed, focusing on engaging CBF members on federal regulations and legislation that impact the Bay. She leads programs including the Bay Advocacy Institute: College Chapter and outreach programs in the DC metro area, and coordinates with state grassroots staff to ensure CBF advocates are engaged in both state and federal issues. Contact Annabelle at [email protected].

David Tucker, Director of Development, Washington, D.C. David leads CBF’s major gift work in and around the District of Columbia. He helps connect supporters in the D.C. Metro Region with CBF’s programs that they’re most passionate about, enabling them to achieve their philanthropic goals. He also helps plan and coordinate CBF’s DC on the Half Shell event. Additionally, David serves as a liaison between the Federal Affairs office and the Development team. David can be reached at [email protected].

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