Meg Belais
Program Operations Lead

Meg brings a wide array of experience working with both nongovernmental and governmental organizations on water issues to The Freshwater Trust. Previously she worked in Colorado and California in natural resources and watermanagement, including aiding in the creation of Colorado’s first state water plan with the Colorado Water Conservation Board. She holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology and political science from Haverford College in Pennsylvania and a Master’s of Public Administration with a concentration in environmental policy, management and law from the University of Colorado. As the Program Operations Lead, Meg is responsible for the day-to-day management of restoration programs towards integrated conservation strategies. She works to improve resourcing across the organization while effectively administering programs and projects to successful outcomes. Outside the office, Meg can be found on an outdoor adventure, working on house projects, or eating delicious food with her family.

Home River: Willamette River, Oregon