Our Staff

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Tammy Herrington, Executive Director – Originally from Louisiana, Tammy has spent the past twenty years making Alabama home.  She graduated from University of Southern Mississippi with a degree in Psychology and English before beginning her career in the nonprofit sector.  She joined the Conservation Alabama team in 2013 after serving as the Deputy Director of Mobile Baykeeper, where she worked to further Gulf restoration and protection of our coastal resources. She has served on the boards of the Junior League of Mobile and the Mobile Historic Development Commission.     


Jeff Martin, Policy Director – Jeff has served as Policy Director for Conservation Alabama since 2007. As Policy Director he provides strategic policy support and direction for organizational initiatives; educates elected officials on environmental priorities, and educates citizens and organizations about how to be more effective in their government relations efforts. Previously Jeff served as the first Executive Director for the Alabama League of Environmental Action Voters, now known as Conservation Alabama. Jeff has also lobbied for the City of Birmingham, the Alabama Humane Federation, the Alabama Press Association, Equality Alabama and the Alabama Veterinary Medical Association.

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Stefanie Francisco, Communications Director - Stefanie joined Conservation Alabama in 2014. Previously, she worked in national news at CNN, Politico, and the PBS NewsHour. She graduated from the College of Charleston with a degree in political science and received a master's degree from Auburn University, where her research focused on the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. Before joining Conservation Alabama, she served as partnership coordinator at Mobile Baykeeper. Stefanie and her family live in Montgomery.