As Executive Director, Ian has developed the Watershed Association’s programs, expanded its capabilities and fostered development of the watershed approach in MA. Ian has served as Executive Director since 1993. Ian is a board member and former president of the Massachusetts Rivers Alliance and was formerly a Board Member of the Massachusetts Watershed Coalition. He has a BA in Environmental Conservation from the University of New Hampshire.
Reach Ian at firstname.lastname@example.org or 781-575-0354 x 305
Declan Devine, Environmental Scientist
Declan coordinates with NepRWA’s municipal partners to implement green infrastructure projects which reduce stormwater pollution. He also manages volunteer recruitment and programming, in addition to supporting NepRWA’s school program.
He has a BS in Civil Engineering and Environmental Geology from Tufts University. His past work and research have focused on understanding and improving water quality and aquatic habitats.
Declan may be reached at email@example.com or (781) 575-0354 x306
Nancy Fyler, Outreach & Education Director
Nancy is responsible for coordinating communications, events, and school programs.
She has a BFA in Communication Design from Parson’s School of Design and a K-12 teaching certificate from the Massachusetts College of Art.
Reach Nancy at firstname.lastname@example.org or 781-575-0354 x 307
Jennifer Hopcroft, Director of Development
Jen joined the NepRWA staff in 2021. Previously, she held fund development and operations positions in local and international human services and social justice organizations.
She holds a B.A. from Wesleyan University.
Reach Jen at email@example.com or 781-575-0354 x 303
Sean McCanty, River Restoration Director
Sean joined NepRWA in December 2021 and leads scientific programs to help improve stream and coastal area quality within the watershed. He holds a bachelor’s degrees in Environmental Science and Ecology from the University of Maryland and a PhD in Environmental Biology from the University of Massachusetts Boston
Reach Sean at firstname.lastname@example.org or 781-575-0354 x 304
Andres Ripley, Greenways Manager
Andres heads up our efforts to improve access and extend greenways and recreational connections throughout the Watershed.
He is a graduate of Wheaton College in Norton, Massachusetts, where he received his B.S. in Biology.
Andres may be reached at email@example.com or (781) 575-0354 x301
Kerry Snyder, Advocacy Director
Kerry serves as the Watershed Association’s Advocacy Director, assisting communities to develop and implement watershed protection policies and advancing the Watershed Association’s policy agenda.
She earned her J.D. through Suffolk University Law School and her B.A. from Boston University.
Kerry may be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org or (781) 575-0354 x300
Suzanna Sullivan, Stormwater Outreach Coordinator
Suzanna joined NepRWA in September 2021 to assist with stormwater outreach in addition to helping with the NepRWA school program. Previously she worked for over eight years in environmental consulting where she assisted with soil and water contamination and mitigation as well as geotechnical engineering.
She holds a B.S. in Geology from the University of Massachusetts.
Suzanna may be reached at email@example.com or (781) 575-0354 x310
Rebecca Weiss, Office Manager
Rebecca joined NepRWA in 2021. She has a BA degree in Interpersonal Communication from the University of Hartford and a BS degree in Communication Disorders from the University of Central Florida.
You can reach Rebecca at firstname.lastname@example.org or 781-575-0354 x324
Eleanor Yeomans, Environmental Science Fellow, 2022-23
Eleanor or “Len” graduated from Mount Holyoke College with a B.A. in Environmental Studies, also completing a Minor in Development Studies.
Her main interests as an environmental scientist are conservation, as well as how community involvement and education on environmental justice issues can improve quality of life.
Len will organize river cleanups, coordinate the Community Water Monitoring Network, and support other environmental science projects. Len can be reached at email@example.com or 781-575-0354 x 302