Welcome Veronica Torres to the Friends of Acadia Team!

Veronica Torres recently joined Friends of Acadia  as government affairs manager. In this role, Veronica supports our policy and advocacy efforts, and she works closely with federal and local governmental partners.

Veronica served as a career diplomat with the U.S. Department of State for 14 years with various overseas and domestic assignments. In that role, she advanced U.S foreign policy objectives and economic priorities.

Most recently, Veronica was a policy program manager for Meta, engaging policymakers, legislators, and tech industry stakeholders on telecommunications issues. Veronica earned her M.A. degree in Latin American Studies from Georgetown University’s Walsh School of Foreign Service and a B.A. degree in Political Science from DePaul University.

She lives on Mount Desert Island with her husband and daughter, all of whom enjoy spending time on Acadia’s storied carriage roads and trails.

Welcome, Veronica!