Board of Directors

Board of Directors       Honorary Directors

William Moomaw

William Moomaw

Williamstown, Massachusetts Professor Emeritus, Center for International Environment and Resource Policy Tufts University, Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy Bill Moomaw is Professor Emeritus of the Center for International Environment and Resource Policy at…

Thomas E. Lovejoy

Washington, D.C. Senior Fellow, United Nations Foundation Professor, College of Science, George Mason University Thomas E. Lovejoy, a conservation biologist who was the first to use the term “biological diversity” (1980),…

Michael Fanger

Moorestown, NJ Founder, Managing Member, and President, Eastern Funding, LLC Michael Fanger began his banking career in 1981 at Shawmut Bank in Boston where he ultimately served as Vice President. From…
RJ Lyman

R.J. Lyman

Boston, Massachusetts Member, Mintz Levin Senior Advisor, ML Strategies R.J. Lyman is the former President of General Compression, Inc., a company that has developed the world’s only commercial-scale, carbon-free compressed air energy…
Stephen Curwood

Stephen T. Curwood

Nottingham, New Hampshire Executive Producer & Host, Living on Earth World Media Foundation Steve Curwood is Executive Producer and Host of Living on Earth. He created the first pilot of Living…
Philip B. Duffy

Philip B. Duffy

Falmouth, MA President and Executive Director Woods Hole Research Center Dr. Duffy is a physicist who has devoted his career to the use of science in addressing climate change. Prior to joining…
Scott Goetz

Scott J. Goetz

Flagstaff, Arizona Professor School of Informatics, Computing, and Cyber Systems Northern Arizona University Between 2002 and 2016 he was a scientist at the Woods Hole Research Center, including five years as Deputy Director….
Joshua Goldberg

Joshua R. Goldberg

New York, New York General Counsel & Managing Director Financo, Inc. Joshua Goldberg is the co-founder, General Counsel and a Managing Director of Financo, Inc. (a boutique investment bank headquartered in…
David Hawkins

David Hawkins

Washington D. C. Director, Climate Center Natural Resources Defense Council David G. Hawkins began his work in “public interest” law upon graduation from Columbia University Law School in 1970. He joined…
Victoria Lowell

Victoria H. Lowell

Falmouth, Massachusetts Community Leader and Conservationist Vicky Lowell is a community activist who has served in a variety of local and regional capacities during her more than forty years of living…
Merloyd Ludington

Merloyd Ludington

Boston, Massachusetts Publisher and Editor Merloyd Lawrence Books Merloyd Ludington is editor and publisher of the imprint “Merloyd Lawrence Books” co-published with the Perseus Books Group. These books have included works in…
Wilhelm Merck

Wilhelm M. Merck

Hamilton, Massachusetts Managing Member, Essex Timber Company Trustee and Treasurer, Merck Family Fund Wilhelm Merck is the founder and Managing Member of Essex Timber Company, LLC, a timberland management company. Prior to…

Joseph Mueller

Rockport, MA Community Leader and Conservationist Joe Mueller recently retired as the founder and an owner of Rockport Mortgage, a leading national provider of multifamily and healthcare financing solutions. Early in…

Georgia Nassikas

McLean, VA Artist, Conservationist Georgia Chafee Nassikas is an artist who works in encaustic, a medium using damar, pigment, and beeswax from her hives. A student of art and art history…
Jeremy Oppenheim

Jeremy Oppenheim

London, UK Founder & Managing Partner SystemiQ Jeremy Oppenheim is the founder and managing partner of SystemiQ, a global consulting firm based in the UK focused on implementing system-level changes that are…
Amy Regan

Amy H. Regan

Princeton, New Jersey President Harbourton Foundation Amy Regan is president of the Harbourton Foundation, a family foundation. The Foundation’s areas of focus are environment, education, entrepreneurship, health, social justice and social issues…
Joseph Robinson

Joseph R. Robinson

Summit, New Jersey Managing Director, MidMark Capital Joseph R. Robinson is a managing director of MidMark Capital, an investment management firm focused on privately held companies in the lower end of…
Constance Roosevelt

Constance R. Roosevelt

Brooklyn, New York Conservationist Constance Rogers Roosevelt has been a book editor for 30 years at Time/Life Books, American Heritage, William Morrow and Company and Viking Press. She has an MA…
Tedd Saunders

Tedd R. Saunders

Boston, Massachusetts President, Eco-Logical Solutions Chief Sustainability Officer, The Saunders Hotel Group Often credited with pioneering luxury urban ecotourism worldwide in 1989, Saunders is recognized for creating some of the most…

Stephanie Tomasky

Boulder, CO Independent film producer, director, and writer Stephanie Tomasky is a film producer, director, and writer. She has produced programs for A&E, HGTV, and the History Channel and is an…

Honorary Directors

John H. Adams
New York, New York
Founding Director, Natural Resources Defense Council
Anita W. Brewer-Siljehølm
Manchester, Massachusetts
Neal A. Brown
Atenas, Costa Rica
Conservationist, Foundation Trustee
John Cantlon
East Lansing, Michigan
Vice-President, Emeritus
Michigan State University
Iris Fanger
Cambridge, Massachusetts
Arts Critic & Community Leader
Stuart Goode
New York, New York
Private Investor
Joel Horn
Seattle, Washington
Lily Rice Hsia
Hamilton, Massachusetts
Consultant, Mather & Hsia Consultants
Lawrence S. Huntington
New York, New York
Chairman Emeritus, Fiduciary Trust International
Karen C. Lambert
Princeton, New Jersey
Environmentalist & Political Activist
Mary Louise Montgomery
Walpole, New Hampshire
Conservationist & Community Leader
Gilman Ordway
Wilson, Wyoming
Gordon W. Russell
Portola Valley, California
Partner, Sequoia Capital
Ross Sandler
New York, New York
Professor of Law
New York Law School
James G. Speth
Strafford, Vermont
Professor of Law
Vermont School of Law
Robert G. Stanton
Fairfax Station, Virginia
Policy Consultant, Resource Conservation;
Former Director, U.S. National Park Service
M.S. Swaminathan
Madras, India
Emeritus Chairman & Chief Mentor
M.S. Swaminathan Research Foundation
Ola Ullsten 
Burlington, Ontario
Co-Chair, World Commission on Forests and Sustainable
Former Prime Minister of Sweden