Hedrick Belin

Belin discussed The Endangered Rivers Program at the 2014 EFF.

Hedrick joined the Conservancy in January, 2007. Charged with directing the Conservancy as it meets the myriad of challenges facing the Potomac River, he will guide the Conservancy through its next phase of growth and help expand our important conservation work throughout the watershed. Hedrick will provide the leadership to actively protect water quality, preserve scenic beauty, and encourage responsible recreation in the Potomac River watershed. He comes to the Conservancy with over 15 years of nonprofit fundraising and leadership experience, most recently as Vice President of the Metropolitan Group, a strategic communication and resource development consulting firm.

Before joining the Metropolitan Group, Hedrick worked for several conservation groups, including the National Park Foundation, Izaak Walton League of America, and the League of Conservation Voters. In addition to his extensive fundraising and management expertise, Hedrick has experience mobilizing grassroots advocates, formulating public policy, partnering with public agencies and developing conservation programs. Hedrick received his bachelor’s degree in history from Yale University, and his master’s in public administration from George Washington University. He lives with his wife and two children in Silver Spring, Maryland.