New Jersey Staff

Maria Ackerman

Maria Ackerman

Events & Donor Associate

Maria’s efforts for Clean Water Action and Clean Water Fund are directed at planning and running events and identifying and cultivating relationships to enhance all project such as: The Annual Spring Conference, Autumn Toast to a Healthy Environment, Clean Water Champs membership development and programs, issue campaigns, and more.

Eric Benson

Eric Benson

Montclair Canvass Director

Eric started his Clean Water Action career managing the door to door canvass staff in Montclair just as he graduated from Rutgers University with a bachelor's degree in Geography in 2004.

Ashley Flach

Office Manager

Ashley Jeanne Flach, a graduate of Georgian Court University’s communication program, is honored to join Clean Water Action’s team of professionals as office manager.

Kim Gaddy

Kim Gaddy

Environmental Justice Organizer

Kim develops and implements Clean Water Action and Clean Water Fund's grassroots environmental justice campaigns and coalition building efforts. 

Amy Goldsmith

State Director

Amy oversees all of New Jersey programs for Clean Water Action and Clean Water Fund.

Jeanette Mitchell

Jeanette is a Climate Organizer helping to implement Clean Water Action's Newark Resiliency Action Plan.