Hayley Nyeholt graduated with high honors and distinction from the University of Michigan in 2005 with a B.A. in English and Philosophy.
Prior to joining TFG, Hayley served as a Field Manager and lobbyist for Clean Water Action in Ann Arbor, Michigan, where she campaigned and fundraised for Great Lakes water usage legislation and citizens’ water rights issues. At the United Nations Climate Change Convention in November 2005, she managed media relations for a special multi-media presentation on tropical forests, where she successfully recruited international media coverage, including BBC, New York Times and Reuters. Hayley’s work lent to the successful coordination of international coverage and support for Papua New Guinea’s UNFCCC proposal on tropical deforestation.
Currently, Hayley divides her time between Michigan, California, and Arizona. When she is not is working or traveling, you are most likely to find her somewhere outside, nestled cozily in the arms of a good book.