Nada is Senior Counsel and Director of The Wilderness Society's BLM Action Center.
In her role as Senior Counsel and Director of the Action Center, Nada provides technical advice and support to citizens and conservation groups working to protect America's public lands. The BLM Action Center, located in Denver, Colorado, assists and encourages people to participate in land use planning processes and management decisions, including those addressing transmission, renewable energy, fossil fuel development and protection of wilderness. The BLM Action Center also seeks to influence national policy on management of our federal public lands.
Before joining The Wilderness Society, Nada practiced law in the private sector for more than 10 years, working on a variety of environmental issues including energy development and environmental remediation, and was a partner with the law firm of Patton Boggs. She is a graduate of Northwestern University and the University of Pennsylvania School of Law.
Nada is available to provide technical assistance and advice on BLM planning issues.
She has been a regular news source for many national outlets like USA Today, Mother Jones, Christian Science Monitor, Politico, Greenwire, Democracy Now!, Earth Island Journal, and High Country News, as well as western outlets like the Denver Post, Las Vegas Review Journal, Durango Herald, Grand Junction Daily Sentinel, Deseret News, and Salt Lake Tribune.
She has also spearheaded reports on public lands energy development for TWS such as the Hoarders Report, Too Wild to Drill, and Equal Ground.