Robin Chanay is a nationally known expert on partnership building to improve watershed health. Robin has more than 10 years experience organizing and coordinating efforts to improve watershed health. She is a board member of the Coalition for Restoration of Urban Waters, and has worked with many national groups including the River Network, Adopt-A-Watershed, The Nature Conservancy and the Environmental Protection Agency. She has special interest in combined sewer overflow and urban stream restoration and brings experiences from her work in Atlanta and with the Anacostia River restoration project in Washington.
Her work focuses on partnership building amongst diverse interests to achieve watershed protection and restoration, bringing together grassroots groups, community leaders, governments, schools, underserved communities and other stakeholders in the process. Robin believes success can only be achieved when all the community is involved, when the community is informed and when everyone works in partnership.