Alex Jiles

Senior Outreach Coordinator, National Wildlife Federation

Alex Jiles is the Senior Outreach Coordinator for National Wildlife Federation on the Restore the Mississippi River Delta Coalition. In this role Alex works to foster relationships, build awareness and increase engagement with coastal citizens around the importance of restoring Louisiana’s wetlands, particularly in Plaquemines, St. Bernard, and Jefferson Parishes. She works with residents, community leaders, elected and government officials, community organizations, and businesses to support restoration in the Mississippi River Delta.

Before joining NWF, Alex served as Advisor to the Service Coalition at University of New Orleans, as a Community Relations Specialist and Volunteer Coordinator with FEMACorps in New York and Atlanta and as a Team Leader with AmeriCorps NCCC in Sacramento, CA. She was also a Regional Approaches to Climate Change Fellow at Oregon State University in 2017, studying the effects of the changing climate in agriculture. Alex comes from a long line of Louisianans and is passionate about her community. She received her BS in Biology and Master’s in Public Administration from University of New Orleans, where she conducted research on public attitudes toward diversions in the oyster fishing community Southern Louisiana.

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