Dr. Michael K. Dorsey (Co-Chair)

The Center for Environmental Health
Dr. Michael K. Dorsey is a recognized expert on global energy, environment, finance and sustainability matters. In 1997, in Glasgow, Scotland, Dorsey was bestowed Rotary International’s highest honor, The Paul Harris Medal for Distinguished Service to Humanity. Dr. Dorsey is a “Full member” of the Club of Rome and in... Read More

Arturo Garcia-Costas (Co-Chair)

Friends of the Earth
Arturo manages the New York Community Trust’s national and New York City environmental grantmaking program. He came to the Trust from the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, where he oversaw the environmental justice grant program and chaired the State’s Sea Level Rise Task Force Community Resilience Work Group.... Read More

Tamara Toles O’Laughlin (Co-Chair)

Women's Voices for the Earth
Tamara is an environmental advocate focused on equity, access and justice issues at the local, regional and national level. She lives in Washington DC and hails from Brooklyn, New York. She holds a Bachelor’s degree from The City College, City University of New York, as well as a Masters in... Read More

Dianne Dillon Ridgley

National Wildlife Federation, Center for International Environmental Law
Environmentalist and Human Rights Activist, Dianne Dillon-Ridgley has worked for thirty years on issues of the environment and sustainability, and gender and CSR, both domestically and internationally. Since 1997 she has been a director at Interface, Inc., global manufacturer of modular carpet and a leader in sustainable design. She was... Read More

Michel Gelobter

Natural Resources Defense Council & Ceres
Michel has over 25 years of experience in energy, sustainability, and social justice work in policy-making, research, advocacy, and business. He is presently working with the Packard Foundation on sparking innovation in climate policy-making, and was most recently a founder of BuildingEnergy.com, a cloud-platform for the world’s building energy data.... Read More

Ayako Nagano

NorCal Resilience Network
Currently, Ayako Nagano serves as Secretary of the Board for two 501(c)(3) non-profits – Common Vision, which installs school gardens all across California, and Transition Berkeley, a local Transition Town initiative to bring neighbors together to build a more equitable, sustainable, resilient future for Berkeley. Ayako also serves on the... Read More

Pallavi Phartiyal

American Rivers
Pallavi Phartiyal serves as the Deputy Executive Director at Rainforest Action Network (RAN), a nonprofit organization that seeks to preserve forests, protect the climate and uphold human rights. RAN achieves its mission by challenging corporate power and systemic injustice through frontline partnerships and strategic corporate campaigns including research and public... Read More

Francisco “Paco” Ollervides, Executive Director

Francisco Ollervides is better known as “Paco,” a common nickname in Mexico where he was born and raised. For over 18 years, Paco has enjoyed helping nonprofit organizations think and act strategically by improving their efficiency and efficacy. He joined Green Leadership Trust as interim Executive Director in May 2019.... Read More

Karen Driscoll, Vice President of Programs

Karen is the Director of Programs for Green Leadership Trust. She supports the work of our Membership and Capacity-Building Committees, which are tasked with growing and equipping our members with the skills they need to lead. Karen joins Green Leadership Trust from Los Angeles. There she worked at Liberty Hill... Read More

Laura Morley, Director of Programs

Laura is an Associate in the Raben Group’s Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion (DEI) practice. She supports clients in creating and implementing company-wide cultures that foster a sense of belonging and maximize impact. At Raben, Laura supports the efforts of Green 2.0 and the Green Leadership Trust. She also supports clients... Read More

Christopher Hopson, Program Associate

Christopher Hopson is an associate in The Raben Group’s Issue Campaigns & Movements practice area. With a strong background in writing, interviewing, and research, he helps clients create, sustain, and build on movements for policy change. Before joining Raben, Christopher was a research fellow with the Stanford Center on Poverty... Read More