Trey Sherard

Board Chair (2023)

Trey Sherard is the Anacostia Riverkeeper.

Trey has worked in several positions at Anacostia Riverkeeper since January, 2012, becoming the Riverkeeper in 2020. He was Chair of the Anacostia Watershed Community Advisory Committee 2019 – 2021 and continues to serve on Mayor Bowser’s Leadership Council for a Cleaner Anacostia River. Trey is an experienced community organizer who has increased engagement and volunteer activity in Anacostia River communities through partnerships with community associations, other environmental organizations, universities, schools, corporations and government agencies, growing local residents’ sense of investment in their river. Trey coordinates Anacostia Riverkeeper’s Clean Waterways cleanup series, Friday Night Fishing, management of the seven Bandalong litter traps in DC and Maryland, and ARK’s green infrastructure program. He holds his USCG 100 ton Captain’s License for inland waters and gives many of the Anacostia River Explorer boat tours. Trey has B.S. in Biology from Duke University. He received River Network's River Hero award in 2022.