Ann-Marie Mitroff, Former Director of River Programs at Groundwork Hudson Valley and Groundwork USA (Yonkers, NY). As coordinator of the Saw Mill River Coalition, Ann-Marie guided the habitat plan and community involvement for Yonkers’ $18 million river daylighting. She co-founded the Urban Waters Learning Network, an EPA-funded partnership between Groundwork USA and River Network. The Network, now with over 500 member organizations, has carved out a dynamic niche within the environmental and social justice movements, leading the way in conversations about equitable development, access, and environmental justice.
Nominated by: Darryl Haddock, West Atlanta Watershed Alliance.