Alicea Charamut assumed the role of Executive Director of Rivers Alliance in May of 2019. Prior to that she was the River Steward for the Connecticut River Conservancy. While her career began working in genomics during the height of the Biotech boom, she found an outlet for her passion for rivers through Trout Unlimited serving in various roles at the chapter and state level. As a fly angler, paddler and rower, water is as central to her play as it is her work.
Alicea also serves as a volunteer in several capacities as Secretary of the Fisheries Advisory Council, on the Advisory Board of the Connecticut Institute of Water Resources, and a former member of the Connecticut Council on Environmental Quality. She is also the Co-Chair of the Water Planning Council Advisory Group. Alicea holds a B.S. in Biological Sciences from the University of Connecticut.