John Seebach

Vice President, River Basin Conservation

John works to reduce the harm that hydropower dams cause to fish, wildlife, recreation, and the local communities that depend on these resources to survive and thrive. He serves as the Chair of the Hydropower Reform Coalition.

John served as the National Coordinator for the Hydropower Reform Coalition starting in 2005 (he now serves as its chair) and then directed American Rivers’ Hydropower Reform program from 2007-2011. In 2012, John was promoted to oversee the organization’s work on federal river management issues, including our hydropower, flood, and western water policy work.

A Kentucky native, John has been an avid hiker, canoeist, and kayaker for as long as he can remember.

B.A. in English Literature from Davidson College, and M.A in International Relations with a concentration in Environmental Dispute Resolution from the University of Kentucky

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