Program Assistant, Nature Program
Melanie Sturm provides research, writing, administrative, and communications support to the Water team. Prior to joining NRDC in 2018, Sturm worked on sustainable fisheries policy and management at two nonprofits in Washington, D.C., and a seafood purveyor in San Francisco. She earned her master’s degree in biology and society from Arizona State University in 2014 and graduated summa cum laude from Elizabethtown College with a bachelor’s degree in biology. She’s based in NRDC's San Francisco office.