Sue Libenson

Senior Arctic Program Officer

Sue Libenson manages Pacific Environment’s Arctic Program media outreach and community organizing. Sue has 30 years of leadership experience in conservation advocacy and communications. Her work has focused on northern issues on the international, federal, and local level in Alaska and Canada, resulting in the creation of some of the largest conservation areas in North America. Sue has a proven track record of bringing lesser known northern issues to light in both domestic and international elite and local media. She has won national and regional awards for publications and advertising.

Her areas of interest are wide ranging and include natural resources, energy, climate change, science, public health, economic development, and conservation. Sue has worked on behalf of conservation organizations; state government, Native governments, and nonprofits; and sportsman’s organizations. She also served twice as director of Alaska’s largest membership conservation organization, Alaska Center for the Environment, and she has a successful track record of strategic development, leadership, project management, and fundraising. Sue has a B.S. in biology and environmental studies from Dartmouth College.

Sue has a B.S. in biology and environmental studies from Dartmouth College. She enjoys living in a small, coastal Alaskan town where she occasionally works as a wilderness guide and commercial fisherman.