Carrie Pomeroy

Volunteer Program Manager


Carrie (she/her) is a writer, restorative justice practitioner, community organizer and mother to a wonderful son and daughter. Her background includes teaching writing at Metropolitan State University, working as a writer-in-the-schools with the COMPAS program and directing a homeschool educational cooperative. She also frequently collaborates with other community members on grassroots efforts to support and promote restorative justice programs, community-led public safety and strong public libraries.

FMR Role

As the Volunteer Program Manager, Carrie provides support for FMR's wide range of volunteer events as part of the Stewardship and Education team. She engages with communities to restore and enhance the Mississippi River and its watershed. She is passionate about bringing people together to nurture healthier habitats along the river, protect water quality, and build relationships with each other and the natural world. She began her relationship with Friends of the Mississippi River as a volunteer and is excited to work alongside FMR's dedicated volunteers in her role as Volunteer Program Manager.

Personal Details

Carrie enjoys bicycling, camping, hiking, going dancing, reading and spending time with her family and friends. She is also an avid cook and gardener who loves to preserve local produce by putting up dozens of pints of homemade salsas, jams, pickles and more every year! One of her favorite areas of the Mississippi River to explore is the Winchell Trail.

Contact, 651-477-0925