A recent survey of former NELC staff members reveals that they continue to make great contributions to environmental protection.
Dave Nicholas (Senior Attorney, 1991- 2003) remains in Boston, where he continues to partner with NELC and other groups in citizen enforcement suits and other environmental protec- tion litigation.
Stephanie Matheny (Staff Attorney, 2004-2008) works with the Tennessee Clean Water Network in Knoxville, where she has developed a litigation program to promote water quality throughout Tennessee.
Sarah Bergman (Paralegal, 2005-2006) is Assistant Executive Director of the Center for Biological Diversity, one of the nation’s leading protectors of endangered species.
Theresa Labriola (Staff Attorney, 2006- 2009) is now the West Coast Outreach Coordinator for Wild Oceans, where she brings conservation-minded fishermen and pro-fishing environmentalists to- gether to promote an ecosystem-based approach to fisheries management.
Adia Bey (Paralegal, 2006-2008) earned a Master’s degree in environmental management at Oxford University, and now serves as a Geospatial Scientist with Blue Ventures in Madagascar, where she is working to save threatened mangrove forests.
Janine Panchok-Berry (Paralegal, 2008-2011), NELC’s most recent “graduate,” is now a third-year law student at the University of California at Berkeley, where she has interned for Earthjustice and for the U.S. Department of Justice.