J.D., University of Maryland, 1983
B.S., Dickinson College, 1977
Roy A. Hoagland teaches the Environmental Law and Conservation Clinic. He has more than 25 years of experience working on Chesapeake Bay restoration issues. His experiences range from directing the legal and litigation efforts of the Virginia office of the Chesapeake Bay Foundation to serving as the foundation’s vice president for its multi-state and federal advocacy programs. An author of numerous articles on Chesapeake Bay matters, Hoagland led the foundation’s efforts to drive the establishment of the bay-wide total maximum daily load by the Environmental Protection Agency.
Hoagland has extensive experience in water quality legal and policy arenas, having directed initiatives focused on a wide range of matters, including wetlands protection, pollution reduction, citizen standing and engagement, nutrient trading, land conservation and oyster restoration.
Hoagland holds a B.S. in biology from Dickinson College and a J.D. from the University of Maryland. Having recently resigned his position with the Chesapeake Bay Foundation to return home to Richmond, Va., he now partners with nonprofits, foundations and governmental agencies on complex issues facing Chesapeake Bay restoration through his private firm, HOPE Impacts.