ecoAmerica Team Expands

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Please welcome our new staff members: Program Director, Rafael Reyes and our new Program Assistant Kara Davidson. Rafael joins ecoAmerica following his role at As You Sow where he directed communications and development strategy. His diverse career includes teaching in Indonesia and 15 years in high tech. Rafael currently sits on the board of Sierra Club. Kara just graduated from Tufts University where she majored in Political Science and Environmental Studies. During her college career, Kara interned at Tufts Institute of the Environment where she researched green vendors and products and at the Hudson River Sloop Clearwater to help coordinate their 2006 Green Living Expo. Both bring the skill set and passion to each position that will directly impact the success of ecoAmerica.

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Rafaelbw_headshot_2Rafael Reyes joins ecoAmerica following his role at As You Sow where he directed communications and development strategy. His diverse career includes having been born in Latin America, teaching in Indonesia, and 15 years of high-tech business consulting, project management and systems architecture design. Rafael sits on the board of the Sierra Club is an award-winning volunteer organizer for highly successful grassroots advocacy and organizational development initiatives. He holds a MA in Cultural Anthropology from U.C. Berkeley and BAs with honors in Anthropology and Computer Science from U.C. Santa Cruz.

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Kara Davidson has joined ecoAmerica’s DC office as Program Assistant, helping with operational, development, and program activities. She graduated with degrees in Political Science and Environmental Studies from Tufts University in May 2007.  During her Junior year, she worked as a Green Purchasing Intern for the Tufts Institute of the Environment where she researched green vendors and products. Kara also interned at the Hudson River Sloop Clearwater and helped to coordinate their 2006 Green Living Expo, soliciting corporate vendors and advertising the event.  This extra-curricular experience in reaching people with practical solutions to environmental problems will directly benefit ecoAmerica’s upcoming programs.

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