Amanda Reed is Nature United’s Director of Strategic Partnerships, advancing countrywide government relations and corporate partnerships. Before moving to Ottawa, Ontario, Amanda and her adventurous family lived in Olympia, WA where she was Executive Director of Capitol Land Trust (CLT) a regional land trust focused on collaborative conservation with local governments, businesses and Native American Tribes. Amanda was also President of the WA Association of Land Trusts representing more than 25 land trusts across the state and advocating for conservation funding and policies.
Prior to joining CLT in 2014, Amanda spent nearly a decade with The Nature Conservancy (Nature United’s global affiliate), where she worked with landowners in Pennsylvania to permanently conserve their lands; supported the President & CEO (Mark Tercek) as his Outreach Manager; and worked as Policy Advisor to affect federal energy, transportation, and public lands legislation. Amanda holds a Master of Business Administration from Georgetown University in Washington, D.C.. She and her husband are on a mission to introduce their son, William, to as many American and Canadian National Parks, states, provinces and territories as possible!