Manager of Communications and External Relations
Teri Walker joined the Trust in 2017. Previously, she was vice president of DRA Collective, a public relations and marketing firm. Walker began her diverse career as public affairs specialist for the Kaibab National Forest in northern Arizona, and continued her work in conservation as communications director for the Grand Canyon Trust. As a consultant, Walker provided public relations, economic development and marketing consultant services for Navajo County and municipalities in northern Arizona. She earned a Bachelor of Science in public relations from Northern Arizona University.
In her position at the Trust, Walker manages internal and external communications and serves as brand steward for the organization. She provides expertise in writing, media relations, community relations and special event management. Additionally, Walker plays a role in helping the Trust continue to develop and refine grant programs, and provide valuable opportunities for grantees to convene around community concerns and common interests.