Please join Emilee Syrewicze, Executive Director of the Catawba Riverkeeper Foundation (CRF), to learn about the State of the Catawba-Wateree River and discuss CRFs water conservation work. The Riverkeeper Foundation's work has been featured on 60 Minutes, CNN and National Geographic's From the Ashes as well as in The Atlantic and The Washington Post. CRF is considered one of the most influential environmental organizations in the American South.
Emilee Syrewicze is the Executive Director of the Catawba Riverkeeper Foundation, a public interest organization located in Charlotte that educates and advocates to protect the Catawba-Wateree River. Emilee has her BA in Political Science and Chemistry from Alma College in Alma, Michigan and her JD from Vermont Law School. She specializes in chemicals management related to water systems and worked in the field of global water policy before turning to domestic policy. Prior to coming to Charlotte in 2015, Emilee was the Executive Director of one of the nation's most successful supportive housing organizations in her hometown of Traverse City, Michigan. She is a member of the Rotary Club of Charlotte and the First Christian Church of Charlotte.