Adam Forrer is a Policy Director at Audubon Great Lakes and oversees climate and energy policy work, with a special focus on Indiana. Forrer will drive Audubon Great Lakes’ vision to implement transformative policy solutions in the Midwest and mobilize an effective conservation network of members and volunteer chapters. Audubon is committed to turning pragmatic policy ideas into real protections for birds and the places they need.
Previously, Forrer worked at the Indiana Philanthropy Alliance focusing on public policy, membership, and communications. Prior, Forrer served as the Atlantic Region Manager at the Southeastern Wind Coalition, a nonprofit working to advance wind energy in the Southeast, where he led their issue campaigns in priority states. Forrer started his career in D.C as a federal policy intern with the National Audubon Society and has worked for the Sierra Club, as well. He serves on several committees with the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital Indianapolis Walk/ Run and the Friends of Indianapolis Animal Care and Control Foundation, and also volunteers for the Indianapolis Zoo.
Forrer graduated from George Washington University with a Masters in Environmental Resource Policy. He earned his bachelor’s degrees in both Political Science and Environmental Studies from the University of Richmond where he had earned a scholarship to play baseball.