Facilitation/Negotiation

Bill Varettoni is the Community Founder, President, and Financial Planner at Community Ladders. At the tender age of 11, Bill was bitten by the entrepreneurship bug.
Todd Gartner is a Senior Associate for the World Resources Institute’s People and Ecosystem Program.
Mark Gibson is a marine policy specialist currently working with WWF’s Market Transformation Initiative to implement rights-based management (RBM) in Latin American fisheries.
Kate Fitzpatrick is a Program Director at the Deschutes River Conservancy where she leads strategy development and implementation to restore streamflows and water quality in the Deschutes Basin of Oregon.
Patrick Beary is an associate partner at Ecosystem Capital, LLC. Based out of Buenos Aires, Argentina, he manages the firm’s Latin American operations as well as leading and supporting several projects back in the United States.
Founder/CEO of Ecosystem Capital, LLC, an advisory services firm specializing in corporate sustainability/ESG strategy and market-based environmental and sustainable development strategies, including the development of environmental markets projects and approaches for as
Jorge Ramírez González is a marine biologist with a M.Sc. in Sustainable Marine and Coastal Management from the Autonomous University of Baja California Sur (UABCS), Mexico.
Shannon Meyer, Western Conservation Manager,Land Trust Alliance. Shannon provides Alliance services to land trusts in the southwestern states, California and Texas.
Lucy Roberts Henry is an editor for American Journal Experts, reviewing papers written by foreign scientists who are seeking publication in English-language journals. Her focus is on agriculture and the environment.
Andy works to restore streamflows to creeks and rivers in Western Montana. He partners with water right holders and irrigation groups on projects that benefit both fish and farmers.
Peter Dykstra is a lawyer with a practice focused on water rights, conservation real estate transactions, natural resources policy, and government relations at Plauche & Carr LLP.
Ariel Steele is a former attorney who decided to "save the world through land conservation”.
Elyssa Serrilli is guided in her outer purpose by the sutra, “without inner change, no change is possible; without outer change, no change matters” (angel Kyodo williams).
Nigel Asquith is the Director of Strategy and Policy at the Santa Cruz-based Fundación Natura Bolivia, where since 2003, his team has helped create a new 734,000 hectares protected area and has set up 20 municipal Payments for Environmental Services (PES) water fun
Alessio di Giulio – Founder, Italian Landscapes Exploration Alessio has spent the better part of his professional life as head of the Education & Tourism department of WWF Italy.
As Associate Director of the Carlson Ventures Enterprise at the University of Minnesota, Connie Rutledge brings over 10 years of experience in entrepreneurship and business management.
Daniel’s expertise lies at the intersection of finance and social impact with specialized experience in sustainable real estate and business development.
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 with university lab technology. Mr.
Derek Van Marter is an impartial facilitator and has actively led collaborative decision-making among various interests for over fifteen years.
Aaron Citron is a Policy Analyst for Environmental Defense Fund’s Colorado River Project based in Boulder, Colorado. His work is focused on agricultural water use, conservation and efficiency, and interstate water management.
Brett is an environmental entrepreneur who is passionate about environmental sustainability and stewardship, with a special emphasis on the marine environment.