Jill Spisiak Jedlicka

Executive Director, Buffalo Niagara Riverkeeper

Jill Jedlicka has served as Executive Director of Buffalo Niagara Riverkeeper since 2012 and in other roles for nearly a decade. Previously she worked as an Environmental Education Specialist for the Erie County Department of Environment and Planning.

Governor Andrew Cuomo appointed Ms. Jedlicka to the New York State Great Lakes Basin Advisory Council in 2013, a statutory body dedicated to advising the Governor and NYSDEC Commissioner on the state’s role in regional, federal and international water quality issues.

Ms. Jedlicka has a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Studies and a Master’s in Business Administration, both from the State University of New York at Buffalo. She lives in Buffalo, and along with her husband and two children.

Ms. Jedlicka was appointed the board of the Great Lakes Protection Fund in June of 2016.