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Nikhil Swaminathan | CEO

Natasha Berman | COO


Katherine Bagley | Executive Editor

Tristan Ahtone | Editor at Large

Clayton Aldern | Senior Data Reporter

L.V. Anderson | Senior Editor

Gabriela Aoun Angueira | Climate Solutions Reporter

Lyric Aquino | Indigenous Affairs Fellow

Amelia Bates | Senior Designer

Jake Bittle | Staff Writer

Jaime Buerger | Senior Managing Editor

Siri Chilukuri | Environmental Justice Fellow

Teresa Chin | Deputy Editor

Matt Craft | Senior Editor

Max Graham | Food & Agriculture Fellow

Anita Hofschneider | Senior Staff Writer

Akielly Hu | News & Politics Fellow

Emily Jones | Regional Reporter, Georgia

Katherine Lanpher | Senior Editor

Katie Myers | Climate Solutions Fellow

Jesse Nichols | Video Producer

Daniel Penner | Senior Video Producer

Juanpablo Ramirez-Franco | Regional Reporter, Illinois

Tik Root | Senior Staff Writer

Maria Parazo Rose | Spatial Data Analyst

Izzy Ross | Regional Reporter, Great Lakes

Naveena Sadasivam | Senior Staff Writer

Chuck Squatriglia | Senior Editor

Jessica Stahl | Editor, Creative Storytelling

Tory Stephens | Climate Fiction Creative & Brand Partnerships Manager

Zoya Teirstein | Staff Writer

John Thomason | Features Editor

Claire Elise Thompson | Associate Editor

Mia Torres | Editorial Designer

Joseph Winters | Staff Writer

Kate Yoder | Staff Writer

Lylla Younes | Senior Staff Writer

Innovation & Growth

Megan Merrigan | Director, Innovation & Growth

Jason Castro | Product Manager

Rachel Glickhouse | Senior Manager of Content Partnerships

Mignon Khargie | Art Director

Justin Ray | Senior Audience Producer


Patrick Schmitt | Director, Development

Jess Alvarado-Lepine | Director, Membership

Alexandra Comer | Development Manager

Jeff Giza-Martin | Salesforce & ESP Administrator

Michelle Thompson | Foundation Relations Officer

Brian Troyer | Senior Manager, Business Development

Operations & Events

Bekah Cardwell | Director, Finance & Operations

Rachel Bouton | Senior Manager, Events

Lisa Jurras-Buchanan | Director, Content Operations

Marijo “MJ” Mendoza | HR Manager

Lydia Middleton | Special Assistant to the CEO

The Uproot Project

Lucia Priselac | Director, The Uproot Project

Nora O’Brien | Operations Associate

Sofia Prado Huggins | Project and Social Media Manager

Board of Directors

John Alderman 

Trenton Allen | Founder, CEO & Managing Director, Sustainable Capital Advisors

Dana Bourland | Senior Vice President, Environment & Strategic Initiatives, JPB Foundation

Susan Chira | Editor-in-Chief, the Marshall Project

Michelle DePass | President, DePass Paulson Advisors

Chip Giller | Founder, Grist

C’Ardiss Gardner Gleser | Philanthropy Consultant, Black Ivy Collective

Kristen Grimm | Founder and Strategist, Spitfire Strategies

Elise Hu | Co-founder, Reasonable Volume

Susan L. Kaufman | Susan L. Kaufman Consulting

Donna Moodie | CIO / EcoDistrict Executive Director, Urban League of Metropolitan Seattle

Rachel Morello-Frosch | Professor, Department of Environmental Science, Policy & Management &
School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley

Julian Brave NoiseCat | Writer

Kavita Ramdas | Consultant & Philanthropic Advisor

Nikhil Swaminathan | CEO, Grist

John Vechey | Pluto VR & PopCap Games

Brady Piñero Walkinshaw | CEO, Earth Alliance


Gino Borland | Product Manager, CarbonQuest

Don Chen | President, Surdna Foundation

Bill McKibben | Author & Activist

Wendy Schmidt | President, Schmidt Family Foundation

Eugene Mirman | Writer & Comedian

Dr. Benjamin Strauss | CEO & Chief Scientist, Climate Central


Chip Giller | Founder, Grist