Andrea Foster is the Director of Programs and Partnerships at The Little Forks Conservancy in Midland, MI. Andrea created Nature/Nurture, a program providing environmental education and outdoor experiences to under-served youth, and OUTdoors Together, a hiking group for LGBTQ individuals and allies. She has become a nationally known speaker on bringing inclusion and diversity to programming.
Andrea has a certification in non-profit management from Duke University, is a graduate of Al Gore’s Climate Reality Leadership Corps, and a member of the 2020 cohort of Saginaw Valley State University’s Henry Marsh Institute for Public Policy. She is a volunteer mentor to teens in the local juvenile detention facility. In her spare time, she enjoys outdoor adventures, reading, and being with her partner, daughter and pets.