Executive Team
Kenny Ausubel

CEO & Founder

Nina Simons

Co-Founder & Chief Relationship Strategist

Jeffrey Vasterling

VP of Finance

Joshua Fouts

Executive Director

Valeria Alarcón

Chief Operating Officer

Board
Kenny Ausubel

CEO & Founder

Nina Simons

Co-Founder & Chief Relationship Strategist

Eriel Deranger

Board of Directors

Xiuhtezcatl Martinez

Board of Directors

john a. powell

Board of Directors

Anita L. Sanchez

Treasurer Board of Directors

Scott Spann

Chair & Secretary Board of Directors

Clayton Thomas-Muller

Board of Directors

Trea C. Yip

Board of Directors

Brian Welch

Vice-Chair 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

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

Nina Simons

Co-Founder & Chief Relationship Strategist

Jeffrey Vasterling

VP of Finance

Joshua Fouts

Executive Director

Valeria Alarcón

Chief Operating Officer

Kelli Barr

National Bioneers Conference Project Manager

Alexis Bunten

Program Manager - Indigeneity

Maya Carlson

Youth Leadership Program

Genie Cartier

Office Manager

Jordan Faires

Development Manager

Teo Grossman

Senior Director of Programs and Research

JP Harpignies

Senior Producer, Conference and Special Projects

Neil Harvey

Bioneers Radio Host & Producer

Arty Mangan

Director - Restorative Food Systems

Cara Romero

Program Director - Indigeneity

Tyson Russell

IT/Media Administrator

Nikki Spangenburg

Program Director - Bioneers Resilient Communities Network

Stephanie Welch

Bioneers Radio Producer

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