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Ann Mulholland

Chapter Director, Minnesota, North Dakota and South Dakota

Minneapolis, Minnesota

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Ann Mulholland Director of The Nature Conservancy's Minnesota-North Dakota-South Dakota chapter. © Nancy Johnson


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Chapter Director in Minnesota, North Dakota and South Dakota, Ann Mulholland, leads a team of scientists, fundraisers, conservation practitioners and policy experts who are tackling some of the greatest challenges facing people and nature. Mulholland rejoined The Nature Conservancy in 2020 after serving as the chapter's Board Chair, Executive Vice President of the Saint Paul & Minnesota Foundation, Deputy Mayor for the City of Saint Paul and Marketing Director for The Nature Conservancy’s central division.

Ann brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to TNC in public policy, community engagement and strategic communications. Her goals for Minnesota, North Dakota and South Dakota include protecting water resources, unlocking our states’ climate mitigation potential by bringing natural climate solutions to scale and advancing the chapter’s diversity, equity and inclusion efforts.

When not at work, Ann serves on several community boards and initiatives including the Minnesota Wild Foundation, the Itasca Project working team and the Governor's Advisory Council on Climate Change. She also enjoys birding, spending time with her four daughters and enjoying nature with her dog, Heddi.

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