2013-2014 Environmental Law Society Officers

President - Stacey Garfinkle

Stacey is a third-year student at WCL studying environmental law. During the 2012-2013 academic year, she served as a Co-Vice President of the Environmental Law Society. She holds a Masters degree in Public Policy from The George Washington University, where she also completed her undergraduate studies earning a B.A. in Political Science and Criminal Justice. Stacey is passionate about environmental issues and has worked for several environmental organizations. Most recently, she interned for the U.S. EPA in the Office of Civil Enforcement, where she works on issues pertaining to the Clean Air Act.


Vice President - Elizabeth Lewis

Elizabeth is a second-year student at WCL. Originally from Columbus, Ohio, she received her B.S. in Biology from Dickinson College in 2010. Before entering law school, she spent two years working for a local law firm in Columbus, and later interned at Marine Conservation Institute in Washington, DC. Elizabeth is very passionate about marine biology and ocean conservation. She hopes to work in coastal and marine management, combining her scientific and legal backgrounds to help inform policy and work towards sustainable use and development.


Secretary - Brittany Sullivan

Treasurer - Tom Richards

Tom is a third-year student from Albany, NY. His interests include the law of the sea, international environmental law, natural resource management, and space and ocean development. In the Summer of 2013, Tom was the recepient of the Sierra Club Environmental Law Program Summer Internship and he worked in the Sierra Club Environmental Law Program in Washington, DC. During his second-year, Tom was an intern at the Center for International Environmental Law. He received his B.A. with a major in International Relations and minors in French and Religious Studies from SUNY Geneseo.

Outreach Coordinator - Catherine Riedo


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