Alexandra Jabbarpour by the river

Stewardship & Education Program Associate


Alex (they/she) is a graduate of Macalester College with a bachelor of arts in environmental studies and biology. Alex's research has centered around water policy and quality in the Twin Cities, including Mississippi River locks and dams, as well as water quality and harmful algal blooms in relation to discriminatory and racist housing practices. 

During their time at Macalester, Alex worked with climate and environmental organizations in Minnesota and Virginia, including Frogtown Green and the Virginia Youth Climate Cooperative. Alex enjoys teaching and spent a year teaching in Austrian secondary schools through the U.S. Teaching Assistantship Fulbright program. Passionate about storytelling, they worked with SUN20 TV in New York as an Arts and Culture videographer and editor sharing community stories.

FMR role

Alex works with the Stewardship & Education team to help shape and meet the organization’s outreach, education and volunteer engagement priorities and goals. Alex coordinates and leads the Storm Drain Stenciling and Education Program and the Stream Health Evaluation Program. They assist with educational workshops for community members and K-12 youth, for the benefit of water quality, habitat and the river. 

Personal details

Alex enjoys doing pretty much anything that involves being outside! In addition to being in direct sunlight, Alex enjoys photography/videography, quadball, local theater, rollerblading, painting, dancing (including West Coast Swing) and meeting new people. 

Contact, 651.477.0934 (direct line)