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Speaker Profile – Samantha Campbell

Samantha Campbell


Keith Campbell Foundation for the Environment




In October of 2003, Samantha opened the Foundation’s San Francisco office and began as Program Officer of the Pacific Region, tasked with developing a portfolio of work focused on improving marine and estuarine ecosystem health. In those early years, her work addressed domestic needs to improve fisheries management in addition to advancing the implementation of the California Marine Life Protection Act.

In January of 2009, Samantha assumed the role of President of the Foundation, which brought the Foundation’s Chesapeake grants program under her direction. She has navigated the Foundation’s portfolio to focus on improvements to water quality in the two regions, and to a partnership approach across all Foundation initiatives.

She is currently a Trustee of the Monterey Bay Aquarium.

Samantha attended Syracuse University and earned a BFA in Advertising Design. She lives in San Francisco.