Brock Evans is President of the Endangered Species Coalition (ESC). Prior to assuming leadership of the ESC, Evans served as Vice President for National Issues for the National Audubon Society for 15 years. He earlier served for eight years as Director (head lobbyist) of the Sierra Club’s Washington DC Office, and for six more as the Club’s Northwest Representative. Evans has also done scholarly work at the Environmental Law Institute in Washington, as a Fellow at Harvard’s Institute of Politics, and teaching in Israel as a Visiting Professor at the Arava Institute for Environmental Studies.
A prolific writer and public speaker, Evans has received numerous awards for his work, including “Environmentalist of the Year” (Washington State Environmental Council); Lifetime Achievement Awards from the National Rivers Network (Compton Award, their highest honor), the League of Conservation Voters, and the Natural Resources Council of America; the Outstanding Conservation Leadership Award of the Wilburforce Foundation, and the John Muir Award, the Sierra Club’s highest honor. He is the author of a book about effective environmental campaigns, Fight and Win: Brock Evans’ Strategies for the New Ecowarriors, BarclayBryanPress 2014. Evans is a graduate (cum laude) of Princeton University and the University of Michigan Law School. He did his military service with the United States Marine Corps.http://stopextinction.org