Lauren Kolodij is Deputy Director of the North Carolina Coastal Federation. She leads the organization’s Clean Water Quality Goal collaborating with state and local government agencies, consultants, businesses, academia, universities, non-profits and other sectors to advance nature-based stormwater strategies and low-impact development policy and practices. In addition, she is liaison to the Coastal Federation’s board of directors. Working with the Executive Director, one of her primary responsibilities is ensuring implementation of the Federation’s annual goals and objectives. Lauren has a BS Environmental Conservation from North Carolina State University. She has worked for the Federation since 1992.