In January 2020, Robin became Deputy Director after serving as Board Treasurer 2012-2019. As a Board member, Robin worked closely with Executive Director Betsy Nicholas establishing Waterkeepers Chesapeake, and provided financial management, campaign and communications support over the years. Prior to Waterkeepers Chesapeake, she was Vice President of Potomac Riverkeeper Network for 7 years. Robin's earlier career included organizing public housing residents in Chicago, consulting with the Rockefeller Foundation on urban poverty projects, and serving as a board member and then Director of Development & Finances at Arlington Street People's Assistance Network. Robin has a Master's degree in Public Policy from the University of Chicago's Harris School. Robin is a life-time member of Leadership Arlington and a board member of Arlington Friends of Urban Agriculture. In her spare time, she tends to her front yard vegetable garden and works on her daughter's organic vegetable farm, Shine Farms, in Richmond.