ST PETERSBURG, FL – March 22, 2022 – The Board of Directors of Tampa Bay Waterkeeper is excited to announce that Justin Tramble has been named its new Executive Director of the organization, effective April 1st, 2022.
Tramble has spent over six years in city government working in various functions including parks and recreation, budgeting, grant writing and strategic planning. His core responsibilities in the newly appointed Executive Director role will be furthering the organization’s mission and financial objectives.
“This is an exciting time for Tampa Bay Waterkeeper. We are positioned well in many ways to grow and continue our efforts in protecting everyone’s right to clean water ” stated Megan Eakins, Board Chair at Tampa Bay Waterkeeper. “Our board is confident that Justin will contribute to our future growth and we are very excited about the evolution of Tampa Bay Waterkeeper.”
Tramble most recently was the Assistant Parks and Recreation Director for the City of Treasure Island. He has a proven track record in leadership and fundraising. He has a passion for establishing effective partnerships between stakeholders.
“I look forward to connecting the Tampa Bay community to rally around our greatest asset, our watershed,” Tramble said. “The more people that understand how connected it all is, the better we’ll be able to protect it.”
Tramble holds a Masters of Public Administration from University of South Florida and a Bachelor of Political Science from Kennesaw State University. He is also a USCG licensed captain, avid angler and advocate of fisheries and habitat conservation.
“While working for the City of Treasure Island, I learned how the health of Tampa Bay’s watershed is completely tied to our way of life and our economy. So, it’s a true privilege to lead the efforts of Tampa Bay Waterkeeper’s mission to ensure fishable, swimmable, and drinkable water for all.” said Justin Tramble.
Tampa Bay Waterkeeper (TBWK) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. TBWK is a member of the Waterkeeper Alliance, a global network of over 350 grassroots leaders in six continents protecting everyone’s right to clean water. Tampa Bay Waterkeeper works to improve, protect, and preserve Tampa Bay’s watershed through citizen engagement and community action rooted in sound science and research. Follow Tampa Bay Waterkeeper on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.
CONTACT Megan Eakins, Board Chair, Tampa Bay Waterkeeper, firstname.lastname@example.org, 813-563-9882.