Forestry

  • Valerie Langer

    ForestEthics, Director of British Columbia Forest Campaigns

    Vancouver, Canada

    Valerie is primarily engaged in implementation of ecosystem-based management in the Great Bear Rainforest, 6.4 million hectares/15 million acres of temperate rainforest on the west [...]

  • Trista Patterson

    USFS Pacific North West Research Station, Ecological Economist

    Sitka, Alaska

    In her role as Ecological Economist with the US Forest Service, Trista has been a key player in mainstreaming the concept of ecosystem services in [...]

  • Lena Hansen

    Rocky Mountain Institute, Principal, Electricity Practice

    Boulder, Colorado

    Lena is a Principal with Rocky Mountain Institute’s electricity practice, where she specializes in energy and carbon strategy as well as design innovation for electric [...]

  • Evelyn Arce

    Coastal Escape HMB, Founder

    Half Moon Bay, California

      Evelyn Arce Erickson, is of Colombian Indigenous Muisca descent and is the Founder of a new business called Coastal Escape HMB (coastalescapehmb.com). She works with high tech companies [...]

  • Andrea Athanas

    African Wildlife Foundation, Program Design Manager – Agriculture and Energy

    Arusha, Tanzania

    Andrea is a Program Design Manager – Agriculture and Energy with the African Wildlife Foundation. Her ambition is to find pathways for societies to transition [...]

  • Abigail Corso

    CNT Energy, Senior Energy Efficiency Consultant

    Chicago, Illinois

    Abby is Senior Energy Efficiency Consultant at CNT Energy, a leading think-tank focused on urban sustainability, defined as “…the more effective use of existing resources and [...]

  • Catharina Any Sulistyowati

    Kuncup Padang Ilalang (KAIL), Coordinator for Youth Program and Sustainable Community Initiative

    Bandung, Indonesia

    Any is a Donella Meadows Leadership Fellow and a  LEAD Indonesia Fellow (1998-2000). She has a Bachelor’s Degree in Aeronautical Engineering from Bandung Institute of [...]

  • Kathy Tibbits

    Cherokee Nation, Strategy Group

    Stilwell, Oklahoma

    Kathy has worked as a planner, organizer, and policy analyst for ten years with Cherokee Nation, with a focus on sovereignty and sustainable self-governance. Today she [...]

  • Dayna Baumeister

    Biomimicry 3.8, Keystone and Co-Founder

    Helena, Montana

    With a background in biology and applied natural history, and a passion for sharing the wonders of nature with others, Dayna has worked in the [...]

  • Jennifer Fletcher

    Trust for Public Land, Program Director

    Minneapolis, Minnesota

    Jenna leads the open space/greenways collaborative, “Embrace Open Space,” that brings together local officials, staff, soil and watershed district leaders, non-profits, agency staff and environmental [...]

  • Anna Jones-Crabtree

    US Forest Service, RegionalOperations Coordinator, Rocky Mountain and Northern Regions

    Helena, Montana

    As the Forest Service’s first Sustainable Operations Coordinator, Anna provides both regional and national leadership for the Rocky Mountain and Northern Regions. She works to [...]

  • John Mlade

    YR&G, Senior Sustainability Manager

    Chicago, Illinois

    John has over 12 years of experience as a specialist in sustainable building design, construction, facility operations, and management of strategic sustainability initiatives. His skills [...]

  • Agnieszka Rawa

    Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC), Managing Director

    Washington, DC

    Agnieszka Rawa is a vision-driven collaborative leader with a 26-year track record delivering programs that generate value, inclusion and social good while breaking new ground [...]

  • Tim Brown

    Tradewater, LLC, President

    Chicago, Illinois

    Tim is president of Tradewater, LLC, which creates, develops, and implements high value projects that reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Their projects result in quantifiable and [...]