Beth Wanamaker – Communications Manager
Beth Wanamaker leads communications for the Great Lakes Commission, supporting individual projects, advocacy and outreach, and the Commission’s overarching regional mission and mandate. Beth previously served as press secretary for U.S. Senator Mark R. Warner, where she managed media relations and digital outreach, securing state, national and international media coverage and developing innovative social media and e-marketing campaigns. Prior to that position, Beth managed digital communications for the Government Accountability Project, a nonprofit dedicated to protecting the rights of whistleblowers.
Beth is a proud graduate of the University of Michigan and holds a master’s degree in multimedia journalism from Boston University. She lives in Ann Arbor with her partner, toddler, and eccentric rescue dog.