Samantha Woods has been the Executive Director of the North and South Rivers Watershed Association since 2002.  She holds Bachelors and Masters degrees in coastal and marine science and an undergraduate degree in engineering.  Samantha has worked in the environmental field protecting water for over 20 years. Prior to working for the NSRWA, Samantha worked for HorsleyWitten Group on Cape Cod and the National Marine Fisheries Service in Washington DC as an MIT Sea Grant Fellow.

Samantha has worked to protect and restore river ecosystems through educating and engaging citizens about watershed-related issues.  Samantha works in the South Shore region to raise awareness and affect positive change in environmental decision-making. Dedicated and passionate about the health of our rivers, she also volunteers for the Weir River Watershed Association as board director and founding member.