Jeffrey Odefey

Director of Stormwater Programs,
American Rivers

Jeffrey Odefey is the Director of Stormwater Programs for American Rivers where he steers a multi-disciplinary effort to promote progressive regulation and management of urban runoff, particularly those involving Green Infrastructure and Low Impact Development responses to stormwater pollution. Formerly, Odefey was a staff attorney for Waterkeeper Alliance and managed that organization’s campaigns to address the impacts of stormwater and industrial livestock production. Odefey also served as a staff attorney for Hudson Riverkeeper, where his work focused on the sustainable management of New York City's drinking water supply, the largest unfiltered public water supply in the nation. A native of Colorado, Odefey holds a bachelors degree in English and Art History from the University of Colorado, a masters degree from the University of Montana, and is a magna cum laude graduate of the Pace University School of Law. He currently lives in the Lower Hudson Valley.