Quinn Read is the Oregon Policy Director for the Center for Biological Diversity. She works to protect and restore Oregon’s imperiled species and landscapes. Prior to joining the Center, Quinn worked as the Northwest program director at Defenders of Wildlife. Quinn is also a member of Oregon’s Environmental Justice Task Force.
She holds a bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of Washington and a law degree from the University of San Diego School of Law. The Center for Biological Diversity is a national, nonprofit conservation organization with more than 1.7 million members and online activists dedicated to the protection of endangered species and wild places.