Photo credit: Russ Ricketts.
Acasia Berry, Director of Finance & Operations
Acasia Berry (she/her) brings over 25 years of experience working in conservation, community organizing, and non-profit management and development. While working with the Haw River Assembly in the southeastern United States, she led an environmental education program closely tied to the Hudson Clearwater. Prior to joining the Columbia Riverkeeper team, Acasia was the Associate and Interim Director at the Sky Island Alliance in Tucson, AZ working to protect and restore the biodiversity of southeastern AZ, southwestern NM, and northern Sonora.
What inspires you to do this work?
Working with a capable and visionary team making a difference here along the Columbia River for clean water and for the planet with climate change. The community work that empowers people to protect what they love and win. Fighting the good fight in a world that needs it.
Riverkeeper’s team includes scientists, environmental lawyers, and community organizers. We work to organize and empower local communities, enforce environmental laws, and build strategic coalitions. Our mission is to protect and restore the Columbia River and all life connected to it.