Kristine Stratton joined Earthjustice in 2011 as senior vice president of operations, bringing with her a wealth of experience in both non-profit management and the environment. Her role is to lead effective strategic planning, management and evaluation of organizational functions; manage board relations and recruitment; and ensure adequate resources for the long-term sustainability of Earthjustice’s mission.
Prior to coming to Earthjustice, she served as the executive director of the international water advocacy organization, Waterkeeper Alliance, in New York, New York. Before that, she was vice president for operations at the Conservation Law Foundation in Boston, Massachusetts.
In addition to her environmental background, Kristine had a successful 11-year career at the flagship public broadcasting station WGBH Educational Foundation in Boston, Massachusetts, in a number of administrative and senior management roles.
She holds a Master of Arts in environmental policy and planning from Tufts University and a Bachelor of Science in business administration from Boston University. Her passion for environmental and justice issues stems from her rural Maine roots and deep belief that everyone has the right to clean water and a healthy environment.
Earthjustice is the premier nonprofit environmental law organization. We wield the power of law and the strength of partnership to protect people’s health, to preserve magnificent places and wildlife, to advance clean energy, and to combat climate change. We are here because the earth needs a good lawyer.