Margaret Lee, Program Associate

Margaret Lee joined RESOLVE as an Associate in the Natural Resources Program in April 2017. She supports and coordinates collaboration and consensus building activities between different stakeholders and rights-holders in communities, industry, civil society, and governments. Her focus areas include responsible sourcing, supply chains, and natural resources management. Prior to joining RESOLVE, Margaret was the Senior Program Coordinator at the National Oceanographic Partnership Program, an interagency collaboration focused on furthering ocean science and technology research efforts, where she facilitated meetings and provided meeting support to the National Oceanographic Partnership Program, Interagency Working Group on Facilities and Infrastructure, and the Ocean Research Advisory Panel.

Margaret holds a master’s degree in natural resources and environment from the University of Michigan’s School of Natural Resources and Environment, with a focus in conservation ecology. Her capstone project examined concepts, strategies, and lessons learned from community engagement in marine protected areas in the United States. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Biology from California State University, Los Angeles. She has been a teacher and performer at the Washington Improv Theater since April 2015.


Master of Science in Natural Resources, Conservation Ecology – Aquatic Sciences. University of Michigan School of Natural Resources and Environment, Ann Arbor, MI. 2014.

Bachelor of Science, Biology. California State University, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA. 2009.


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