Senior Policy Manager
Elizabeth Weiner is the Senior Policy Manager for EDF’s Mississippi River Delta restoration campaign. She works with federal agency representatives and Congress on RESTORE Act implementation, as well as other funding streams from the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill. She also monitors Congressional activity for other issues relevant to coastal restoration and protection activities.
Prior to joining EDF, Elizabeth held positions as Legislative Assistant, Executive Assistant, and campaign Press Assistant to U.S. Senator Mary Landrieu (D-LA). She advised the Senator on water resources policy and helped shepherd the RESTORE Act to passage on the Senate floor and through the MAP-21 conference committee process. She also handled fisheries, wildlife, and navigation issues for the Senator, and during her tenure, focused on the appropriations process.
B.A.M.C., Public Relations, Louisiana State University