Hiring: Land Policy Manager

We are seeking a Land Policy Manager to join our Land Planning & Policy program staff. If you would like to advance Upstate Forever's strategic goals related to land policy including protecting urban tree canopy and green spaces, expanding housing & mobility choices, building healthy, inclusive communities in rapidly urbanizing areas, protecting riparian buffers, productive farmlands and forests, and critical habitats in rural areas, learn more and apply today.

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Elizabeth Swails

Elizabeth Swails

Communications Coordinator

Elizabeth is a 5th generation Greenvillian who grew up hearing stories of the Upstate’s transformation. She graduated from Wofford College with a bachelor’s in English, from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington with a master’s in English, and from the University of Georgia with a PhD in English. For 10+ years, Elizabeth taught English composition and literature courses at all three schools, served as a writing consultant, and worked as a communications specialist. At Upstate Forever, she assists with marketing, communications, and advocacy strategies and initiatives.

When away from the office, Elizabeth can be found going on “bug hunts” in local nature preserves with her husband and young son, cultivating her urban garden with her dog and cat companions, and binging all the good TV shows she can find.

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