Chief Executive Officer

Danielle Butcher Franz

Favorite place in nature: Minnesota's North Shore

Danielle Butcher Franz serves as CEO of the American Conservation Coalition, where she has played an instrumental role in the organization’s vision and strategy. As a founding member of ACC, Danielle has dedicated her career to building bridges between traditional conservative values and environmental advocacy. 

Danielle’s passion and expertise have earned her fellowships with the Independent Women’s Forum and the Foundation for Economic Education. She is also a member of the American Enterprise Institute’s Millennial Leadership Network and served on the British Conservation Alliance’s advisory board for a three-year term.  

Danielle’s leadership has been recognized by some of the most prestigious organizations in the country. She has been named a Forbes 30 Under 30, a MavPac Future 40, and a Clean Energy News Network 40 Under 40 lister.

As an international speaker and frequent guest on national radio and television, Danielle brings her dynamic perspective on culture, conservatism, and environmental policy to audiences around the world. Her writing has been featured in publications including Fox News, The Times, National Review, Washington Examiner, and more.

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