Shawn Weis


Blue Accounting Program Director​

Working for The Nature Conservancy since 2008, Shawn currently manages the Blue Accounting program, a Great Lakes basin-wide initiative supporting collaborative adaptive management. She has been advancing participatory, science-based planning at local, regional, state and interstate scales for more than a decade. Shawn focuses her research on developing tools that provide local and regional solutions to planning conundrums. She is interested in integrated approaches that provide analyses and recommendations that benefit both people and nature. She has previously played critical roles in the formation of the Caribbean Regional Ocean Partnership, the management of the New Hampshire Community Technical Assistance Program and the development of the St. Kitts and Nevis Federal Marine Spatial Plan. Shawn received her Master of Science degree in Conservation Biology from Antioch New England Graduate School and her bachelor's degree from Oberlin College.

Contact: Shawn Weis | 262.492.5707