The Alliance has a new office manager! Welcome Jessica Netto!
Ms. Jessica Netto brings 10 years of non-profit experience in fundraising and program administration.From her work as Development Director for Gulf Restoration Network, Program Administrator for Second Harvest Food Bank, and most recently as an independent fundraising consultant, Jessica is committed to the development of sustainable organizations by ensuring the integrity of programming and establishing and implementing long term fundraising goals.Jessica is a native of the area and a life-long resident of New Orleans. She earned her bachelor’s degree in Sociology from the University of New Orleans.
Also joining the Alliance is Julia Michaels, who comes to us as part of AVODAH, the Jewish Service Corps and who will serve as the Alliance’s Education Director. Julia graduated from Wesleyan University with her BA in Biology and Environmental Studies. She grew up in Oakland, California, where she was introduced to environmental justice issues at an early age. In Oakland, Julia taught environmental education at the Chabot Space and Science Center, helped build backyard gardens with City Slicker Farms, and advocated for equitable green jobs at Green For All. She loves spending time outdoors, and spent several months living in Alaska studying salmon fisheries with the Fish and Wildlife Service. Julia is interested in energy policy, wetland mitigation policy, and environmental education.