The American Conservation Film Festival has recently hired Jennifer Lee as its Director of Development and Communications to expand the support, outreach and exposure of its annual fall festival and special events throughout the year.
Lee comes to ACFF with nearly 20 years experience in non-profits dedicated to environmental and historic preservation. Most recently, she served as executive director of the Blue Ridge Wildlife Center in Millwood, Va., and Executive Director of the Clarke County Historical Association in Clarke County, Va. Prior to that, she served in development, administrative, and communications roles for the Virginia Native Plant Society, the Northwest Earth Institute in Portland, Ore. and at the national headquarters of Trout Unlimited in Arlington, Va.
"I am thrilled to combine my passions for imagery and the natural world with my experience in organizational development to contribute to the vitality of the American Conservation Film Festival," Lee said. "And I am very eager to get to know Shepherdstown and the surrounding area, its residents, businesses, and community groups."
This year's American Conservation Film Festival will be held October 30 through November 2nd at venues in and around Shepherdstown.
More information can be found at www.conservationfilm.org.