Alumni

Since July 1999 Kelly has worked for American Rivers – a national, non-profit conservation organization dedicated to protecting and restoring the nation’s rivers.  Kelly is the Associate Director of...

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Elika was born in Tehran, Iran, and spent her childhood in five different countries – Iran, UAE, India, Tunisia, & the US. This lifestyle shaped many of her beliefs and interests, such as a love...

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Montague was born in Virginia and raised in Washington state. He received his B.A. in political science from Pacific Lutheran University in Tacoma, Washington. Montague is a policy analyst for the...

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Julie Morgan is the Executive Director of the Upper Columbia Salmon Recovery Board. She has worked in the natural resources arena for more than ten years. A native of Pusan, Korea, Julie has taken to...

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Joe Morris is a veteran government relations and public affairs strategist who has worked in the city of Atlanta local politics and government arena for quite some time.  Joe served as a project...

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Nathan is an environmental scientist with a diverse background.  His education includes an undergraduate degree in Environmental Biology with minors in Chemistry and Geology, and a Masters of...

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Daylin Muñoz-Nuñez is a marine scientist currently working with EDF’s Oceans Program to promote sustainable and responsible marine fishing practices. Daylin is currently responsible for conducting...

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Laura recently completed a Master's Degree in Real Estate & Construction Management from the University of Denver. While a graduate student, Laura performed land investment deals in Costa Rica on...

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Eric Kihiu is the Resource Development Manager for Rhino Ark Charitable Trust. After a stint in the business world (insurance and oil industries) in the mid nineties, he followed his true passion and...

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Heather Bergerud Nix joined the Upstate Forever staff in 2007 and is the Director of the Clean Air & Water Program, where she leads a variety of advocacy and outreach efforts.

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Andrea Nogués coordinates the Sustainable Grazing Strategy, an key component of the Nature Conservancy’s recently launched Patagonian Grasslands of Argentina Conservation Project, which aims to...

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Gijsbert Nollen is a Principal Consultant for ICE BV. Gijsbert holds a Masters in Law from Leiden University and now focuses on project management and development as his professional specialty. He has...

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Samuel S. Nugent is the co-founder and Director of Marketing for The Remediators Inc., a soils remediation company located in Port Angeles, Wash. Nugent was a 2003 fellow of PERC’s environmental...

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Summer Rayne Oakes has taken an unlikely career path, having parlayed her background in environmental science and entomology with a successful career as a fashion model. Considered...

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J.M. Ornstein is the managing director of J.M.ORNSTEIN, a UK based clean technology commercialization firm, where he structures breakthrough clean energy and clean tech companies, often originating...

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I'm English and so already pushing my comfort zone to talk about myself!  My formative years were spent growing up in the countryside on the English/Welsh border before moving to the South coast to...

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Jennifer Pahl is an ecologist with Corblu Ecology Group, LLC in Lawrenceville, Georgia working on a range of environmental restoration and conservation projects. Jenny is involved in wetland and...

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Todd Parker is a Senior Manager at the Delta Institute, a non-profit organization, which is a center of innovation for the creation of market-based approaches that achieve environmental...

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Diane H Peapus started her career as a protein crystallographer. Her education includes a bachelor’s degree from the University of Delaware, a master’s degree from Brandeis University in Massachusetts...

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Yusuf is a community-based conservationist working at the grassroots level in East Africa. He has been to Botswana, Namibia, Zimbabwe, South Africa and Tanzania advocating for the same. He specializes...

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