Andrew Milliken served as the first Coordinator of the North Atlantic Landscape Conservation Cooperative from August 2010 through September 2016, leading the partnership as it grew from conceptual roots to become a strategic collaborative entity that has supported the development of critical science and put landscape conservation tools to work on the ground across the region. In October 2016, Andrew began a new position as a project leader at the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's Lake Champlain Fish and Wildlife Conservation Office in Essex Junction, Vermont.
Before the LCC, Andrew coordinated the Atlantic Coast Joint Venture for ten years, focusing on the conservation of habitat for native birds and other wildlife in the Atlantic Flyway of the United States from Maine south to Puerto Rico. Andrew was the first chair of Northeast Region Strategic Habitat Conservation team and has been a member of a number of national teams focused on strategic habitat conservation and climate change. Prior to the ACJV, Andrew was based in Rhode Island working as a senior ecologist with the Southern New England - New York Bight Coastal Ecosystems Program where he was a primary author of a comprehensive assessment of significant habitats in the Hudson River - New York Bight watershed. He has also worked as a Captain and Chief Scientist on research vessels for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Environmental Monitoring and Assessment Program, as a coastal biologist for New York State and as a teacher and researcher for University of Rhode Island’s Graduate School of Oceanography. He has a B.A. in biology/northern studies from Middlebury College and a M.S. in Biological Oceanography/Coastal Ecology from the University of Rhode Island Graduate School of Oceanography.