New Executive Director

Introducing our new Executive Director – Sara Carmichael.

Iowa Rivers Revival announced Sara Carmichael has been named Executive Director of the statewide nonprofit organization dedicated to improving Iowa’s rivers through advocacy and education.

Carmichael, with degrees in environmental science and policy and global environmental health, was most recently the Water Fluoridation Coordinator for the Iowa Department of Public Health. In addition, Carmichael has worked for several non-profits as well as AmeriCorps leading environmental education programs related to clean water, rivers, and habitat protection.

“This is an exciting time for Iowa Rivers Revival with more attention than ever focused on the protection and restoration of Iowa’s rivers,” Carmichael said. “I’m thrilled to be part of these efforts to bring people together to restore and protect these most precious resources. Our state should be a leader in river restoration, and I know with dedicated supporters we can do just that.”