Chesapeake Bay Foundation Hampton Roads Director where she works to improve water quality of area waterways that feed into Chesapeake Bay.
Christy Everett is the Hampton Roads Director of the Chesapeake Bay Foundation’s (CBF) Hampton Roads office, located in downtown Norfolk, Va. As Hampton Roads Director, she oversees the Hampton Roads office’s volunteer recruitment, restoration, outreach and advocacy programs and communicates CBF’s Save the Bay message to the broader Hampton Roads community.
Prior to joining CBF in 2000, Christy worked for the Maryland Department of Natural Resources as Tributary Team Coordinator for three Eastern Shore tributary teams. Earlier, she held positions with the Sierra Club in Portland, Maine, and with AmeriCorps’ New Jersey Community Water Watch, where she led environmental action and education on the Passaic River.
Christy received her undergraduate degree in environmental studies in 1997 from Hobart and William Smith Colleges in New York. While at Hobart and William Smith, she examined international environmental issues firsthand through study-abroad programs in Vietnam, Mexico and Ecuador. She also has done graduate work in environmental and conservation studies at the University of Maryland.
Raised on the Eastern Shore of Maryland, Christy has lived or traveled extensively in this country and abroad. She currently resides in Norfolk.