Carly SchmidtMembership & Communications Manager

Carly Schmidt

Denver, Colorado

Carly joined River Network in 2018. She provides support and engagement opportunities to water protectors across the country through River Network’s membership program and River Rally.

Carly spent the early years of her career working with local organizations to develop outdoor experiences for kids in Austin, TX. Prior to joining River Network, she created content for the Project WILD environmental education guides, facilitated education programs, and managed communications at a wildlife rehabilitation center. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from the University of Tulsa and a Master of Science in Environmental Sciences & Policy from Northern Arizona University. Today, she finds that her multidisciplinary background helps her find the human connection in the technical details.

Carly was born and raised on the shores of Lake Ontario. She spent much of her formative years in a rowing shell and, as a collegiate athlete, had the awesome experience of competing on rivers across the United States. She is based in Denver, Colorado, where she is often exploring local trails, reading, or cooking elaborate meals.