Kathy Moser is chief conservation officer at the Open Space Institute, an East Coast land trust based in New York. Kathy directs OSI’s Parks, Stewardship and Land programs for OSI. Prior to OSI Ms. Moser was appointed by NY’s Governor as deputy commissioner for Natural Resources at the Department of Environmental Conservation in December 2011. Kathy directed DEC’s portfolio in Lands and Forests, Fish and Wildlife, and Marine Resources. Previous to DEC Kathy worked as managing director for strategic initiatives at World Wildlife Fund. She has also held various senior positions at The Nature Conservancy in New York State (acting state director) and in their International Program (regional director for Central America) from 1992 to 2009. Kathy has her undergraduate degree in botany and master’s degree in forest productivity, both from Duke University. She served in the Peace Corps in Honduras and is fluent in Spanish. Kathy is married with three daughters, lives in Albany, and can be found early in the morning rowing and bird watching on the Hudson River.
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- A06. Open Spaces for All: A Framework for Inclusive Access Across New York State Parks
October 05, 2021
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM