Principal Deputy Director Exercising the Authority of the Director
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Margaret Everson

portrait photo of Greg Sheehan

For the past four years, Margaret Everson has served as Ducks Unlimited’ s Chief Policy Officer. Margaret received her bachelor of science in biology, with a concentration in marine biology from St. Francis College and her J.D. from Vermont Law School (VLS).

Margaret has served in a variety of roles that touch wildlife, conservation and natural resources matters. Prior to joining DU, Everson worked as a consultant for state agencies, as well as an assistant attorney general of Kentucky and general counsel for the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources. From 2006 to 2008 Margaret was appointed by the Secretary of the Interior to serve as counselor to Dale Hall then director of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS).

Prior to joining the FWS, Margaret was with the Department of the Interior’s Solicitor’s office for four years. Margaret is the former chair of the American Wildlife Conservation Partners (AWCP).


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Last updated: June 17, 2019
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