Our Partners

Campaign Director

Ragini Kapadia — Ragini is an organizer, educator, innovator, movement builder and fighter for social, environmental, racial and economic justice. She joins the Clean Water for All Coalition as its new director, where she will lead the coalition’s strategies for advocacy, outreach, and fundraising. Ragini joins the Clean Water for All Coalition with extensive experience working on national and regional campaigns through over 15 years of experience working in coalitions, federated and affiliated structures. Prior to joining the team at Clean Water for All, Ragini was most recently the Deputy National Organizing Director for the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) where she worked nationally and across 53 affiliates to defend and advance civil rights and civil liberties. Ragini comes with over a decade of experience in the labor movement, where she developed union-wide education and learning programs for staff and member leaders at the Service Employees International Union (SEIU). She additionally comes with extensive workforce development and federal and state technical guidance and assistance experience for community organizations and labor organizations through her role as Senior Economic Analyst at the AFL-CIO Center for Green Jobs and the AFL-CIO Working for America Institute. She comes with organizing, public policy, and strategic communications experience in the climate and clean energy movement through her work and experience at the Apollo Alliance, Energy Action Coalition, and National Wildlife Federation. Ragini is a first-generation immigrant and first-generation college graduate. She lives in Washington DC with her partner, her fox-like dog, and her cat overlords.

Ragini can be reached at kapadiar(a)nwf(dot)org

Campaign co-chairs

Jon Devine – Director, Federal Water Policy, NRDC

Jon Devine leads NRDC’s federal water policy team. His work focuses on implementing, defending, and strengthening the core programs under the Clean Water Act. Devine’s areas of expertise include restoring safeguards for streams, wetlands, and other bodies of water. Prior to joining the Water program, he worked with NRDC’s Health & Environment program for four years. Previously, he served as an attorney-adviser in the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Office of General Counsel and also worked as an environmental specialist in Maine’s Department of Environmental Protection. Devine graduated from Bowdoin College and received his JD from Georgetown University. He is based in Washington, D.C.

Steve Moyer – Vice President for Government Affairs, Trout Unlimited

Steve serves as TU’s senior advocate on Capitol Hill and with the federal agencies.  He works with TU’s local chapters and state councils to help them with their state and local advocacy efforts and develops and implements TU grassroots advocacy campaigns. He has worked for TU for 19 years. Prior to joining TU, Steve led advocacy efforts at the National Wildlife Federation on behalf of fisheries, and wetlands, and related appropriations legislation. He holds a B.S. in Wildlife Management from the University of Maine and an M.S in Fisheries from Virginia Tech.

Mark Magaña – Founding President & CEO, GreenLatinos

Mark Magaña is the Founding President & CEO of GreenLatinos, a national coalition of Latino environmental, natural resources, and conservation leaders. Mark is also the founder and principal of the Hispanic Strategy Group consulting firm. Mr. Magaña was the first Latino to serve as senior staff at both the White House and in Congressional leadership — as Special Assistant to President Clinton for Legislative Affairs and Senior Policy Advisor to the House Democratic Caucus Vice  Chair Robert Menendez. Mr. Magaña also served as a politically appointed Congressional Liaison at the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). Additionally, he served as the Legislative Assistant to Congressional Representative Jim McDermott (D-WA), as a Federal Legislative Representative for the City of Los Angeles, and as a Research Assistant for the National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials (NALEO).

Jessica Loya – National Policy Director, GreenLatinos

Jessica Loya most recently served as Government Relations/Public Affairs Specialist at the Hispanic Access Foundation. She is dedicated young leader in the movement to increase access and representation of diverse communities in the environmental movement. Her previous experience at White House Council on Environmental Quality Office of Public Engagement provided her a unique understanding of the influence community voices can have in the policy and decision-making process. Born in east Los Angeles, CA, she is happy to be able to combine her passion for community engagement, environmental justice and the outdoors through her career. Jessica enjoys hiking, camping, and birding and has made it her lifetime goal to visit all 58 National Parks. She serves on the board of California Wilderness Coalition a CA nonprofit and the National Park Conservation Association’s Next Generation Advisory Council.

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