Our Team

Dr. Beverly Wright

Founder & Executive Director

Dr. Beverly L. Wright is an award-winning environmental justice scholar, advocate, author, civic leader, professor of Sociology, and the Founder and Executive Director of the Deep South Center for Environmental Justice (DSCEJ), the first-ever environmental justice center in the United States. Under the Biden administration, Dr. Wright was appointed to the White House Environmental Justice Advisory Council, where she advises on how the federal government can address current and historic environmental injustices.

Windy Beck

Water & Energy Justice Project Researcher

Amanda Bonam

Interim Network Manager, NBEJN

Kim Boyd

Executive Assistant to Dr. Beverly Wright

Celeste Cooper

Grants & Special Projects Manager

Kim Dunn

Technical Training Director, Worker Training Program

Simone English

Research Associate

Dr. Nicole Ford

Assistant Director of Operations & Training

Monique Harden

Director of Law & Policy and Community Engagement Program Mgr.

Jacques Hawkins

Water & Energy Justice Outreach Project Coordinator

Ginger LeBlanc

Communications Director

Bruce McClue

Technical Training Mgr., Worker Training Program

Javonda Nix

Community & Student Engagement Program Mgr.

Kim Sawyers

Salesforce Admin and Data Manager

Barbara Shelby

Wrap Around Service Facilitator, Worker Training Program

Michelle Wales

Director of Development & Grants Management

Mary Williams

Director of Community & Student Engagement

Dr. Danielle Wright

Navigate NOLA – Division Director

Della Wright

Director of Evaluation & Assistant Director of Navigate NOLA