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Stephanie Meeks, president and chief execu+ve oﬃcer of the Na+onal Trust for
Historic Preserva+on since 2010, developed an ambi+ous strategic plan centered on
direct ac+on to save imperiled places and to engage new audiences in preserva+on.
Under Stephanie’s tenure, the Na+onal Trust launched an eﬀort to draw aWen+on to
the connec+on between older buildings and vibrant ci+es and has spearheaded
research reﬂec+ng the beneﬁts of historic preserva+on in today’s urban areas.
Melding past and future, the organiza+on moved its opera+ons to the historic
Watergate building and created a dynamic, state-‐of-‐the-‐art workplace. A new
leadership development program iden+ﬁes and trains emerging professionals. The
Trust launched a $200 million fundraising campaign to support this work; former First
Lady Laura Bush serves as Honorary Chair.
Prior to joining the Na+onal Trust, Stephanie served as CEO of The Nature Conservancy capping her 17-‐year
career with one of the world's largest and most inﬂuen+al conserva+on organiza+ons. She worked to
protect world-‐class places like Oklahoma’s Tallgrass Prairie and Brazil’s Pantanal. She currently serves as
Vice Chair of the Board of the Potomac Conservancy and served as a director of RARE, a U.S.-‐based group
using social marke+ng to address environmental challenges around the world. She holds a B.A. in English
from the University of Colorado and an MBA from George Washington University.
Michelle Moore, CEO of Groundswell, is a social enterprise entrepreneur and
former White House oﬃcial who helped build the global green building movement
as a senior execu+ve at the U.S. Green Building Council. McGraw-‐Hill’s
GreenSource magazine called Michelle a “relentless agent for change.” Michelle
has developed and launched new global climate programs for the Clinton
Founda+on, created mul+-‐billion dollar public-‐private partnerships for the Obama
Administra+on, and cut red tape and bureaucracy to get legacy infrastructure
projects built. Michelle is a Track Advisor for Clinton Global Ini+a+ve on city and
state infrastructure, a Senior Fellow at the Council on Compe++veness, and serves
on the Board of Directors of the Smithsonian Science Educa+on Center. Michelle
holds a Bachelor of Arts from Emory University and Master of Science in Foreign
Service from Georgetown University.
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