Amanda Jorgenson

last updated 6/13/2018

Amanda Jorgenson

Management Coordinator at Foundations Of Success

Location:
4109 Maryland Avenue, Bethesda, Maryland, United States
HQ Phone:
(703) 764-8572

General Information

Experience

Executive Director - Bristlecone Chapter

Executive Director - California Native Plant Society

Staff Biologist - World Wildlife Fund Inc

Program Manager - Forest Trends

Executive Director - The Dumbarton Oaks Park Conservancy

Education

BS - Biology , George Mason University

MA - Latin American Studies/Tropical Conservation and Development , University of Florida

Recent News  

FOS Team - FOS Online

Amanda Jorgenson
Amanda Jorgenson

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Amanda Jorgenson - FOS Online

Amanda Jorgenson
Amanda joined the FOS team in 2017. She is a conservation biologist with more than 20 years of non-profit management experience. Prior to working for FOS, she managed the USAID-AIME Program at Forest Trends. She also served as executive director for the Dumbarton Oaks Park Conservancy, Society for Ecological Restoration, the California Native Plant Society and Fundación Natura-Colombia. As Country Program Coordinator, she helped the Wildlife Conservation Society establish its conservation program in Ecuador. Amanda is originally from Bogota, Colombia. Based in Annandale, Virginia, Amanda enjoys traveling, hiking, cooking, and spending time with family and friends.

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http://forest-trends.org/staff.php

Amanda Jorgenson, Program Manager, Communities and Markets Program
Amanda Jorgenson - Program Manager, Communities and Markets Program Tel. - 202-446-1991 | Email - AJorgenson (at) forest-trends.org Amanda Jorgenson is the Program Manager of Forest Trends' Communities and Markets program. She brings more than 20 years of non-profit management experience in natural resource management and conservation. Prior to Forest Trends, Amanda served as executive director of the Dumbarton Oaks Park Conservancy, the Society for Ecological Restoration, the California Native Plant Society and Fundación Natura-Colombia. As Country Program Coordinator, she helped the Wildlife Conservation Society establish its conservation program in Ecuador. She holds a MA in Latin American Studies/Tropical Conservation and Development from the University of Florida (Gainesville, FL) and a BS in Biology from George Mason University, Fairfax, VA. For her MA thesis she conducted a biological and socio-economic study of chicle (latex of Manilkara zapota tree) extraction by Maya Indians in Quintana Roo, Mexico. Amanda was born and raised in Bogotá, Colombia.

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