Rural

  • Jed Davis

    Jed Davis

    Cabot Creamery Cooperative, Director of Sustainability

    Montpelier, Vermont

    Jed has been involved in dairy agriculture and cooperatives his whole life. Raised on a seven-generation family dairy farm in Central Massachusetts, he has spent [...]

  • Gabriela Anaya

    Gabriela Anaya Reyna

    Resources Law Group, Program Officer, Northwest Mexico Land Conservation Program

    La Paz, Mexico

    Gabriela has over 15 years of experience developing and implementing conservation projects in the nonprofit and government sectors in Mexico. Before joining Resources Law Group, [...]

  • Evelyn Arce

    Evelyn Arce

    International Funders for Indigenous Peoples (IFIP), Executive Director

    Mill Valley, California

    For almost 10 years, Evelyn has been working for International Funders for Indigenous Peoples (IFIP), where she currently serves as its Executive Director. IFIP is [...]

  • Christine Negra

    Christine Negra

    EcoAgricultural Partners, Director of Research

    New York City, New York

    Dr. Christine Negra is an experienced scientist with a strong and dynamic track record of linking science with policy in the areas of climate change, [...]

  • Andrea Athanas

    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

    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 [...]

  • Photo courtesy of Clemens Kalischer, © 2009

    Catharina Any Sulistyowati

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

    Bandung, Indonesia

    Any’s passion is to motivate people to act effectively in response to social and environmental problems. In 2002 she founded KAIL (Kuncup Padang Ilalang), an [...]

  • Kathy Tibbits drawing loops

    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

    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 [...]

  • Natalie Starr

    Natalie Starr

    DSM Environmental Services, Inc., Principal

    Windsor, Vermont

    Natalie has nearly twenty five years of experience in solid waste management, recycling and resource recovery, and energy consulting including twenty years with DSM Environmental [...]

  • Photo courtesy of Clemens Kalischer, © 2009

    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 [...]

  • Photo courtesy of Clemens Kalischer, © 2009

    Maria Carvajal

    SuMar, Choices for Nature, Founder

    Guaymas, Sonora, Mexico

    For more than 15 years Maria has worked in conservation and management of fishing resources, natural protected areas and wetlands in the Gulf of California [...]

  • Matt Roman

    Matt Roman

    Visteon Corporation, Environmental Health and Safety Affairs Manager

    Beverly Hills, Michigan

    Matt’s role is to design and implement the corporate environmental strategy for both products and manufacturing processes at Visteon, an automotive manufacturing company. In this [...]

  • Laura Freeman

    Laura Freeman

    Mt. Folly Farm, Farmer and Entrepreneur

    Winchester, Kentucky and Vineyard Haven, Massachusetts

    Laura is involved daily with Mt. Folly Farm in Kentucky. On her 150 acres, her goal is to sequester carbon in the soil, moving away [...]

  • Photo courtesy of Clemens Kalischer, © 2009

    Lynn Stoddard

    Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection, Environmental Analyst, Climate Change and Energy Team

    Hartford, Connecticut

    Lynn has developed and implemented numerous environmental sustainability programs in her work at the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection. Her work has focused [...]

  • Photo courtesy of Clemens Kalischer, © 2009

    Tim Brown

    Wabashco, LLC, President

    Chicago, Illinois

    Tim is the President of Wabashco, LLC a green investment project development firm located in Chicago, Illinois, and Principal of Forest Hill Energy, LLC. He [...]