As Development Manager, Macailagh manages the grants programs and other major giving activities. A native of the Jersey Shore, Macailagh got her start in environmental policy and advocacy by managing the summer outreach campaign for Clean Ocean Action in Highlands, New Jersey. Prior to joining NYLCV & NYLCVEF, Macailagh worked as a fundraiser for NatureServe in Arlington, Virginia. She also has experience working in marketing for the private sector in New York City. Macailagh has a Master of Public Administration degree from James Madison University, where she also earned her bachelor’s degree with dual majors in Political Science and Public Policy and Administration.