Board

Officers

Anne Olivia Eldred – Operations & Development Director

Anne Olivia has worked for the last 19 years on environmental and social justice issues in the U.S. and internationally. She has studied and worked in Spain, Mexico, El Salvador, Japan, and the United States on trade and economic development issues, serving as an elections monitor, translating, and organizing delegations to and from the U.S.. She is an active community member, loves traveling, rock climbing, hiking, and anything that constitutes a new adventure. She is a proud aunt and dedicated to improving the world her nieces and nephews will grow up in.

Nathan Albery – Treasurer
Nathan Albery

Nathan Albery has degrees in both business and finance from Arizona State University. Spending two years in Ukraine serving as a Peace Corp volunteer, he returned to the US and currently lives in Arizona where he works with investments for Merrill Lynch. He’s an avid touring kayaker, boater and fisherman, and he’s happily teamed up with his brother Ryan with the hopes of making the United States a smarter and better place to live.
Sharon Ramos -Secretary

Advisors

Jeff Kanney – Scientific Advisor
Jeff Kanney
Jeff Kanney was raised in the small mountain town of Wrightwood, in southern California. He did his undergraduate work at Oxnard, though his love of climbing drew him back to the mountains, and he earned his doctorate in chemistry from Colorado University in Boulder. An experienced climber and adventurer, Jeff has several big walls and many first ascents under his belt. Enjoying numerous travels around the world, he has recently returned to Boulder, where he works and lives.
Tanja Hollander – Art Advisor

Tanja Hollander was born in St. Louis, MO.  She received her B.A. in photography, film, and feminist studies from Hampshire College. Her work has been exhibited nationally at galleries in New York City and Boston and has twice been selected for the Portland Museum of Art Biennial, winning a purchase prize in 2007. She has exhibited at the Bernard Toale Gallery in Boston, Massachusetts; Whitney Art Works in Portland, Maine; and the Jim Kempner Fine Art in NYC. In 1994 Hollander opened and directed Dead Space Gallery, Portland’s first art venue for local art, music, spoken word, and performance.  Hollander founded and became the volunteer director of the Bakery Photographic Collective in 2001, a nonprofit member-based darkroom facility in Westbrook, Maine. In 2009, she was nominated and chosen for a residency at the La Napoule art foundation in La Napoule, France. Hollander is represented by Carroll and Sons in Boston, Massachusetts and Jim Kempner in New York City. She is a resident of Auburn, Maine.  http://www.tanjaalexiahollander.com/

Devon Brown – Outdoor Advisor

Devon Brown has been in the outdoor industry for over 14 years. He has seen every side of the process, from sales floors and warranty repairs, to fabric development and product design.  He is the Product Development Manager/ Fabric Engineer/ Design 2   for SlingFin inc. and runs the Blog www.slingfin.com/blog. This range of experience gives him a unique insight to the internal workings of the market, as well as the channels of distribution that can not be obtained from the outside looking in. He actually uses the stuff he designs and is extremely passionate about the process.

We also want to welcome Winston Watson as our new Music Advisor.  We will also be announcing an Education Coordinator position next week, and bringing on an outreach director, Anna Ramsey.