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Karin Sheldon, Western Resource Advocates

Karin Sheldon is President of Western Resource Advocates (WRA), a non-profit environmental organization dedicated to protecting the West’s land, water, and natural resources. Before joining WRA, Ms. Sheldon was Professor and Associate Dean for the Environmental Law Program at Vermont Law School.  Her areas of specialty are natural resources and Western water law. Ms. Sheldon was previously President of The Wilderness Society, a staff attorney with EarthJustice, a partner in a public interest law firm, and one of Ralph Nader’s original “raiders”.  She received her AB from Vassar College and her J.D. from the University of Washington School of Law.