Staff & Interns

Erin De Vries

UVM Watershed Alliance Program Manager/Aquatic Science Literacy Specialist

  • M.S. Ecological Planning, University of Vermont, 2008
  • B.A. Environmental Science, concentration in Conservation Biology and Botany, Franklin Pierce College, 1999
Erin has worked as the UVM WA Education & Outreach Coordinator/Aquatic Science Literacy Specialist since May 2010. She has expertise in natural resource planning and management through community based involvement in watershed stewardship and restoration. She has focused on aquatic resource conservation through jobs in the private, public and non-profit sector throughout North America and the Caribbean. She enjoys her outreach work as a board member of the State-Wide Environmental Education Programs (SWEEP) and networking with Vermonters to increase environmental literacy of our precious water resources. Erin is interested in restoration ecology, exploring bogs with her son and husband as well as hiking, biking, yoga, and photography.

Ashley Eaton

Program Assistant

  • M.S. Natural Resources, University of Vermont, Expected 2017
  • B.S. Education, Environmental Studies, University of Vermont, 2013
Ashley joined UVM WA in November 2015. She is most likely found hiking, biking, and exploring the Green Mountains. Ashley realizes her education and work pursuits to be embedded in the natural world, working towards the development of a more sustainable future for Vermont. In 2013 Ashley received her Bachelor's of Science from UVM in Elementary Education with a concentration in Environmental Science/Studies. She has spent the last few years immersed in environmental education and outreach. Currently she is enrolled in the M.S. in Natural Resources studying Leadership for Sustainability (MSLS) where she is focusing on ecological and educational impacts of community-based service learning projects.

Kristine Stepenuck