Kameran Onley

Board Member

Kameran Onley is the director of U.S. government relations for The Nature Conservancy. Before joining the Nature Conservancy, she served as associate vice president with PBS&J, Inc., an environmental engineering firm focused on large-scale ecosystem restoration. Kameran was acting assistant secretary for Water and Science at the Department of the Interior during the George W. Bush Administration, where she provided policy development, management, and oversight to the projects and programs of the Bureau of Reclamation and the U.S. Geological Survey. She served as the principal advisor to the Interior Department Secretary and Deputy Secretary on significant environmental policy issues, such as Everglades’ restoration, western water issues, and ocean and coastal matters. She was also associate director for Environmental Policy at the White House Council on Environmental Quality. Kameran received a B.S. in Economics from Seattle University and a Masters in Agricultural Economics from Clemson University.