Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay

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The Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay, 501 Sixth Street, Annapolis, MD 21403 • 443-949-0575

Alliance Logo JPEG High ResFounded in 1971, the Alliance brings together individuals, organizations, businesses and governments to find collaborative solutions, to build a strong commitment to stewardship, and to deliver innovative, broadly-supported programs that benefit the land, waters, and residents of the Chesapeake Bay. The Alliance's mission is to lead, support and inspire local action to restore and protect the lands, rivers and streams of the Chesapeake Bay watershed.

With staff in Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia and Washington, D.C., we work in urban, suburban and rural settings across the Chesapeake watershed. The Alliance engages local communities through education, training and consultation to those with an interest in the health of the Bay. It connects residents residents of the Bay watershed and their local stream or river to engage them into a proactive and fruitful collaboration to protect the Bay, and heals the land and water by coordinating a broad range of on-the-ground restoration program that include healthy forest, functional landscapes, rain gardens, stormwater reduction methods and pollution prevention.

Albert Todd CEO AllianceAlbert Todd is the Executive Director of the Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay. Prior to taking over the reins of the Alliance in 2011, Al had an exciting 33 year career that began as a hydrologist with the US Forest Service. There he gained experience with watershed management on National Forests in Idaho and California, as the Director for watershed restoration programs in the Lake Tahoe Basin, and later overseeing forest and watershed conservation efforts across a 20 state area which included the Chesapeake Bay. Al worked for over 16 years as Forest Service liaison to the Chesapeake Bay Program and then as the Chesapeake Bay Team Leader for the USDA Office of Environmental Markets.

Al has worked on water issues from the local to the national level. Al received a B.S. in Environmental Resource Management from Penn State University and a M.S. in Watershed Hydrology from the University of Arizona. He has authored forest and water policies and technical papers related to stream restoration, riparian buffers, and watershed management and is the winner of 2 national awards for watershed stewardship. Al lives with his family near the Magothy River in Annapolis, Maryland.

 

Businesses for the Bay 501 Sixth Street, Annapolis, MD 21403 • 443-949-0575

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Businesses for the Bay is an Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay program designed by businesses for businesses. Its mission is to encourage businesses throughout the Chesapeake region to find voluntary, innovative, and measurable solutions to improve water quality and the health of the Chesapeake Bay, and to raise public understanding of the valuable role these business members play in the Bay restoration. This program provides businesses with a forum where they can make their voices heard, share best practices, facilitate environmental stewardship volunteer opportunities for employees, and promote environmental efforts that are important to them, their customers, and their communities.

Corine Stephens Manager Businesses for the BayCorinne Stephens is the Business Partnerships Manager at the Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay, where she uses her knowledge of corporate environmental stewardship to develop and manage the Businesses for the Bay membership association, as well as grow other initiatives with the business community in the Chesapeake region. Corinne earned a B.S. in animal science with a minor in environmental policy from Rutgers University, Cook College, and received her M.S. in animals and public policy from Tufts University Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine. Corinne joined the Wildlife Habitat Council in Silver Spring, MD in 2007 after interning with Defenders of Wildlife in Washington, DC. During her eight years with the Wildlife Habitat Council, Corinne managed the Certification Department and worked closely with corporate employees throughout the United States to establish wildlife habitat programs. Corinne actively volunteers in her community, monitors stream macroinvertebrates with the Audubon Naturalist Society, and sits on the Friends of Sligo Creek Board of Directors.

For more information on about Businesses for the Bay and for details about membership, please contact: Corinne Stephens, Business Partnerships Manager at cstephens at Allianceforthebay.org.

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