Our Team

Manages the Clean Waterways cleanup series, Friday Night Fishing, Thursday Night Kayaking. Licensed Mariner (USCG 100 GT for inland waters)

Trey Sherard

Outreach Coordinator / Staff Biologist

Coastal scientist and photographer with a Masters of Science in Marine Science from UNC Wilmington, with research and work experience on the Potomac and Shenandoah Rivers as well as in coastal North Carolina and the Pacific Northwest.

Robbie O'Donnell

Project Coordinator / Monitoring & Resiliency Lead

Graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, served on the Boards of Earth Conservation Corps, and the MidAtlantic Tennis Foundation.

Suzy Kelly

Founding Board Member / Acting President

Second year Masters student pursuing a Masters in Public Health for Environmental Health Science and Policy. She works on E. coli monitoring projects and is interested in geospatial water quality changes.

Olivia Anderson

Water Quality Program Associate

When Quinn's not at the office, she's studying Chinese Language and Organizational Sciences at The George Washington University. Working at ARK has sparked her passion for water quality issues.

Quinn Molner

Communications Assistant

A graduate from The University of Colorado, Ben studied environmental policy and ethics. He has worked with local government and grassroots organizations focusing on conservation and environmental stewardship.

Benjamin Turner

Outreach Associate
Hon. David Harrington | Chair, 2013

President and CEO
Prince George’s County Chamber of Commerce
Cheverly, MD

Jud Hill | Treasurer, 2009

Judson “Jud” Hill, Treasurer is a private equity and investment banking executive in the water sector who recently co-founded an investment firm titled Ecological Service Partners. His investment-banking activities include water technology/services and water utilities. Mr. Hill also has 15 years of operational management experience including designing, building and operating wastewater reclamation facilities for both municipal and industrial applications, as well as numerous product launches in ozonation, ultraviolet disinfection, and desalination.

Ecological Service Partners
Trustee, Waterkeeper Alliance
Washington, DC

Suzanne Kelly | Vice Chair, 2008

A LEED Accredited Professional, Suzy Kelly is Founder and Principal of LEEDAdvisors, providing sustainable alternatives and building strategies. Her expertise is in environmental performance and advocacy, sustainable planning, green building, and LEED Existing Buildings (LEED EB) certification, as well as project management and strategic planning. Suzy has over 12 years experience working with environmental groups and with sustainability issues.

Bethesda, MD
(Founding ARK board member)

Ethel Kennedy | 2008

A Human Rights advocate for over 40 years, Mrs. Kennedy is Founder and current board member of The Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Foundation, today the Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice and Human Rights. The organization is a nonprofit charitable organization that works to realize Robert F. Kennedy’s dream of a peaceful and just world. For over 15 years, she has also been a driving environmental force in Washington, DC, advocating for the protection and improvement of the Anacostia River and its environment.

Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice and Human Rights
Hyannis Port, MA
(Founding ARK board member)

Robert. F. Kennedy, Jr. | 2008

Robert F. Kennedy Jr. was named one of TIME magazine’s “Heroes for the Planet” for his success in helping Riverkeeper lead the fight to restore the Hudson River. The group’s achievement helped spawn almost 200 Waterkeeper organizations across the globe. In 2009, he was named one of Rolling Stone’s “100 Agents of Change.” Mr. Kennedy serves as senior attorney for the Natural Resources Defense Council, chief prosecuting attorney for the Hudson Riverkeeper, and president of Waterkeeper Alliance. He is also a clinical professor and supervising attorney at Pace University School of Law’s Environmental Litigation Clinic.

Founder and Senior Attorney, Waterkeeper Alliance
Malibu, CA
(Founding ARK board member)

Hon. Parris Glendening | 2009

Former Governor of Maryland, Parris Glendening is currently the President of the Smart Growth Leadership Institute and Chair of the Board of Directors for Smart Growth Investments, both since 2003. As Governor of Maryland (January 18, 1995 to January 15, 2003), he was well known for his environmental initiatives.

Smart Growth Leadership Institute
Washington, DC

Bobbi Smith | Vice Chair, 2008

Washington, DC
(Founding ARK board member)

Palmer Dorn | 2015

Washington, DC

Sandra Baker | 2017

Diane Rehm: On My Mind
Bethesda, MD

Trevor Barnett | 2019

Founder and CEO
Circular Formation
Washington, DC