Jane Preyer

Senior Director, Southeast Regional Strategy


Areas of expertise: Land, Water & Wildlife Programs, Energy Programs, cleaning up hog farms

Jane Preyer guides policy and political strategy in the Southeast and works with diverse collection of governments, businesses, communities and environmental groups.

Jane’s leadership has helped pass some of the strongest environmental legislation in the Southeast, including laws to reduce pollution from coal plants, to ban hog lagoons, to address global warming impacts, and to require utilities to increase use of renewable energy and efficiency measures.

Her work has improved forest management practices in sensitive coastal areas and helped national companies increase the use of environmentally preferable paper.


MPA, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill
BA, English, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill

Board member and executive committee, Biofuels Center of North Carolina. Former member, NC Legislative Commission on Global Climate Change and the NC Governor’s Study Commission on the Outlying Landing Field (OLF).

Was ranked in the top 50 in the world on the women’s professional tennis tour. Received Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) Coach of the Year honors four times.



Co-author of:

  • Dollars & Sense: An Economic Analysis of Alternative Hog Waste Management Technologies [PDF] (2000)
  • Hog Lagoons: Pitting Pork Waste Against Public Health and Environment (1999)
  • Soiled Streams: Cleaning Up Sediment Pollution in North Carolina Waters [PDF] (1998)
  • A Partnership in Conservation: Weyerhaeuser-EDF Management Plan for the Parker Tract, the Last Remnant of the East Dismal Swamp (1995)
  • Paper Task Force Recommendations for Purchasing and Using Environmentally Preferable Paper (1995)
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