Hailey is the League’s go-to person for all partnership-related endeavors. She collaborates with value-aligned businesses, organizations, and government entities to protect the health of the Lake Tahoe Basin. Hailey is passionate about building relationships and working in collaboration with a diversity of stakeholders to Keep Tahoe Blue. She knows that tackling Lake Tahoe’s biggest threats – climate change, invasive species, and pollution – means bringing the community together.
Hailey has over a decade of experience working in environmental conservation, specializing in policy, relationship-building, strategic partnerships, public speaking, and communications. Previously, Hailey led campaigns to protect wildlife and endangered species in the Southwest through policy action, community engagement, and coalition-building. She was instrumental in passing numerous pieces of statewide legislation, building diverse coalitions, and leading habitat restoration projects. She has an unwavering commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, and working toward a just world for all people, wild areas, and wild lives.
Hailey received her Master’s in Environmental Leadership from Naropa University in Boulder, Colorado and her Bachelors in Communication with a minor in Environmental Science from Mississippi State University. When not at work, Hailey enjoys mountain biking, rock climbing, snowboarding, and cold plunging in Lake Tahoe with her partner and two dogs.