The Coalition for the Delaware River Watershed is guided by a Steering Committee made up of local, regional, and national organizations.

Steering Committee

Amanda John
National Parks Conservation Association

Grant La Rouche
National Wildlife Federation

Kelly Mooij
New Jersey Audubon

Jay Andrews

Sue Myerov
Pennsylvania Environmental Council

Ed Potosnak
New Jersey League of Conservation Voters

Gail Farmer
Wissahickon Valley Watershed Association

Tim Dillingham
American Littoral Society

Liz Deardorff
American Rivers

Diane Rosencrance
Delaware Highlands Conservancy

Ginger North
Delaware Nature Society

Kyle Rorah
Ducks Unlimited

Jeff Skelding
Friends of the Upper Delaware River

Alan Hunt
Musconetcong Watershed Association

2016 Annual Member Meeting at Tulpehaking Nature Center in Trenton, NJ.

2016 Annual Member Meeting at Tulpehaking Nature Center in Trenton, NJ.

Our Staff

Madeline Urbish, Director
Madeline (Maddy) joined the Coalition as its Director in December 2015. Prior to her position with the Coalition, Maddy worked for a boutique consulting firm in Washington, DC specializing in water resources, as well as spent a brief amount of time working for a U.S. Representative from California in Congress. Maddy also spent several years managing coalitions in the greater Trenton area while working at The College of New Jersey, and worked for a New Jersey State Assemblywoman for over a year prior to her tenure at the College. Maddy received her Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and History from The College of New Jersey in 2011 and earned a Master of Public Administration degree from the University of Pennsylvania's Fels Institute of Government in 2014.


Madeline Emde, Conservation Associate

Madeline Emde joined the Coalition in 2014 as Conservation Associate. Prior to her position with the Coalition, Madeline worked as a Program Assistant for the Bureau of Endangered Resources at the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources. Madeline holds a Bachelor's degree in Political Science from The College of New Jersey and a Master of Science degree in Water Resources Management from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Madeline is a Senior Fellow of the Environmental Leadership Program's 2016 Delaware River Watershed Network.

We're Hiring! the Coalition needs a communications and outreach intern to work with us throughout the fall. See the position description and how to apply here.

Photograph by Tony Fisher.