Dana, a Garrison native, joined the Riverkeeper staff in 2011 as the Community Outreach and Development Coordinator. Prior to joining Riverkeeper, she worked in the congressional offices of U.S. Congresswoman Grace Napolitano of California and U.S. Senator Patrick Leahy of Vermont. She has also worked with the Energy and Natural Resources Committee in the Vermont State House and the Pataki-Cahill Group, an environmental consulting firm in Manhattan. She received her B.S. in Environmental Studies from the Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources at the University of Vermont.