Deputy Director & Lead Lobbyist
Anne Hedges is deputy director and lead lobbyist for the Montana Environmental Information Center where she has worked on pollution related issues for 24 years. She works with elected officials and government agencies to adopt, interpret, and enforce strong environmental regulations. She helps organize individuals and communities to effectively participate and influence government decisions. Her work currently focuses on minimizing climate change and protecting air and water from the impacts of fossil fuel development.
Anne received her B.S. in environmental policy analysis and planning from the University of California at Davis and a Masters of Environmental Law from Vermont Law School. She spent two years in the Peace Corps as an environmental education volunteer in Paraguay.
In 2006 Anne was given an award by the Montana Wildlife Federation for her outstanding work lobbying on behalf of conservation interests. She also received a similar award from Women’s Voices for the Earth two years earlier. In December 2008, the Helena-based Cinnabar Foundation recognized Anne with its highest award, the Len and Sandy Sargent Stewardship Award. In September 2010, Anne received the Outstanding Preservation Leadership award from the Montana Preservation Alliance for “Championing Preservation of the Great Falls Portage National Historic Landmark.”
Contact Anne at: [email protected]