New York State Department of Environmental Conservation
Jackie serves as the Director of the Division of Fish and Wildlife for the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC). In that role, she works to describe, understand, manage and perpetuate a healthy and diverse assemblage of fish, wildlife, and ecosystems for 20 million New Yorkers. Jackie has spent almost 20 years at DEC working to protect, restore, and safeguard environmental resources and public health. She received a B.S. degree in Biology and Psychology from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and a PhD in Environmental Health and Toxicology from the State University of New York at Albany in the School of Public Health.