John Briel

John Briel with dog

Member Relations Manager

Professional Bio

John brings seven years of environmental nonprofit fundraising experience to FMR. Most recently he worked at The Wetlands Initiative in Chicago. Previously, he worked for FMR following grad school at the University of Minnesota's Humphrey School of Public Affairs. He's honored to be working with a dedicated staff to protect, restore and enhance the Mississippi River. 

FMR Role

John engages and cultivates FMR's membership who value a Mississippi River that is clean, healthy and accessible to all. John is a part of the development team and works with Sara DeKok and Tessa Enroth to raise support for FMR and its mission.

Personal Details

John lives in Northeast Minneapolis with his partner Bojan and water-loving dog Archie. He enjoys container gardening and growing everything from veg to natives to cut flowers. He feels incredibly fortunate to live near the Mississippi River. 

Contact John by email, jbriel@fmr.org, or phone, 651-222-2193 x19.