Tabitha Stadler is the Executive Director of Environmental Protection in the Caribbean’s International operations including creating the vision, strategic plan and overseeing all aspects of mission implementation. She began this role in early 2019 and splits her time between South Florida and St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands.
Stadler’s career spans more than 30 years and encompasses leadership positions responsible for environmental education, science, research and policy.
She most recently served as Interim Sanctuary Director and Assistant Sanctuary Director at Audubon’s Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary where she was responsible for all operations of the Sanctuary’s Blair Visitor Center as well supervising public and youth education, the volunteer and membership programs, and marketing for the 13,000-acre Sanctuary.
She previously worked ten years with the Rookery Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve, serving most recently as principal investigator and project manager for the three-year “Restoring the Rookery Bay Estuary” project where she developed and secured funding and oversaw all aspects of its successful implementation, which included hydrologic modeling, habitat mapping, and social science research.