Deputy Director

Lauren Kolodij is the Deputy Director of the North Carolina Coastal Federation. She has worked with the Federation since 1992. Lauren collaborates with state and local government agencies, consultants, businesses, academia, non-profits, and other sectors to advance nature-based stormwater strategies and low-impact development policies and practices. Lauren is the liaison to the Coastal Federation’s Board of Directors and Executive Committee and is the staff lead of the Federation’s board-level Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee. Lauren has a BS in Environmental Conservation from North Carolina State University. When not at work, Lauren loves hiking, collecting vintage trinkets, and spending time with her two kids.