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Emily Kelly

Water Fellow


Emily is the OEC’s Water Fellow, supporting the water team with advocacy programs related to nutrient pollution, drinking water policy, and water infrastructure. Emily has a B.S. in Biology from Bowling Green State University and a M.S. in Environmental Science from Unity College. She brings experience working as a natural resource technician for the Ohio Department of Natural Resources and as a certified Climate Reality Leader from training with Al Gore. Emily also has experience working for the Lake Erie Foundation where she found her passion for protecting the health of Lake Erie and other waterways to enhance water quality for residential communities. In her spare time, she enjoys Ohio’s waterways year round through kayaking and ice skating.