Nance Klehm with Jennifer Walling

Jen Walling has been the executive director of the Ilinois Environmental Council since January 2011. She oversees the stragegic development and management of the organization and lobbies decision makers on environmental issues. Jen is obsessed with building the power of the environmental community to build policy outcomes that protect the environment. Over the last decade Jen has worked to grow IEC five-fold in terms of staffing, budget, and member affiliateswith a laser focus of representing over 90 affiliated organizations. Jen helped secure IEC partnership with the League of Conservation Voters which has helped IEC network and build on a national level with similar organizations. Jen holds a Bachelor's and Master's in natural resources and Environmental Science from UIUC. She received a JD from University of Illinois College of Law and is an attorney licensed to practice law in Illinois.