Executive Team
Kenny Ausubel

CEO & Founder

Teo Grossman

Senior Director of Programs and Research

Nina Simons

Co-Founder & Chief Relationship Strategist

Nikki Spangenburg

Chief Administrative Officer

Jeffrey Vasterling

VP of Finance

Board
Kenny Ausubel

CEO & Founder

Nina Simons

Secretary Board of Directors

Sonali Sangeeta Balajee

Board of Directors

Eriel Deranger

Chair-Board of Directors

Ginny McGinn

Vice Chair-Board of Directors

Will Peterffy

Board of Directors

john a. powell

Board of Directors

Anita L. Sanchez

Treasurer Board of Directors

Clayton Thomas-Muller

Board of Directors

Honorary Board of Directors
Bill Benenson

Honorary Board of Directors

Laurie Benenson

Honorary Board of Directors

Barbara Bosson

Honorary Board of Directors

Jim Butcher

Honorary Board of Directors

Gay Dillingham

Honorary Board of Directors

Lauren Embrey

Honorary Board of Directors

Richard Foos

Honorary Board of Directors

Connie Cagampang Heller

Honorary Board of Directors

Darian Rodriguez Heyman

Honorary Board of Directors

Polly Howells

Honorary Board of Directors

Jeffrey Hull

Honorary Board of Directors

Maggie Kaplan

Honorary Board of Directors

Chief Oren Lyons

Honorary Board of Directors

Xiuhtezcatl Martinez

Honorary Board of Directors

Matthew Monahan

Honorary Board of Directors

Melissa K. Nelson, Ph.D.

Honorary Board of Directors

David Orr

Honorary Board of Directors

Larry Rasmussen

Honorary Board of Directors

Sister Gloria Rivera

Honorary Board of Directors

Dale Rodrigues

Honorary Board of Directors

Jim Sheehan

Honorary Board of Directors

Nikki Silvestri

Honorary Board of Directors

Hugo Steensma

Honorary Board of Directors

Paul Vosbeek

Honorary Board of Directors

Greg Watson

Honorary Board of Directors

Team
Kenny Ausubel

CEO & Founder

Theo Badashi

Media Producer

Kelli Barr

National Bioneers Conference Project Manager

Nazshonnii Brown-Almaweri

Intercultural Conversations Program Manager

Alexis Bunten

Co-Director - Indigeneity

Genie Cartier

Office Manager

Teo Grossman

Senior Director of Programs and Research

JP Harpignies

Senior Producer, Conference and Special Projects

Emily Harris

Media Producer

Neil Harvey

Bioneers Radio Host & Producer

Patience Kamau

Program Director, Bioneers U

Arty Mangan

Director - Restorative Food Systems

Brittiny Moore

Young Leaders Fellow

Cara Romero

Program Director - Indigeneity

Tyson Russell

IT/Media Administrator

Nina Simons

Co-Founder & Chief Relationship Strategist

Nikki Spangenburg

Chief Administrative Officer

Jeffrey Vasterling

VP of Finance

Stephanie Welch

Bioneers Radio Producer

Sharon Zetter

Development Coordinator & Executive Assistant

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