Fortune magazine called our board one of the most influential nonprofit boards in the country.
Carl Ferenbach, Chair
Chairman, High Meadows Foundation
Shelby W. Bonnie, Vice Chair
Co-founder, CNET Networks
Ruth DeFries, Ph.D., Vice Chair
Denning Family Professor of Sustainable Development, Department of Ecology, Evolution, and Environmental Biology, Columbia University
The Honorable Thomas H. Kean, Vice Chair
Chairman, Carnegie Corporation of New York
Art Cooley*, Secretary
Naturalist and former Expedition Leader, Lindblad Expeditions
President, Allen & Company
G. Leonard Baker, Jr.
Managing Director, Sutter Hill Ventures
Managing Director, Bain Capital
Michael D. Bills
Founder and CIO, Bluestem Asset Management
Sally G. Bingham, M.Div.
President, The Regeneration Project, Interfaith Power and Light
Christopher A. Cole
Chairman, Ardea Partners LLC
Professor of Natural Resource Economics, Bren School UCSB; Research Associate, National Bureau of Economic Research
Susan Ford Dorsey
President, Sand Hill Foundation
Kirsten J. Feldman
Retired Managing Director, Morgan Stanley
Chair, Steep Rock Association
Lynn R. Goldman, M.D., M.P.H.
Pediatrician; Dean, George Washington University School of Public Health and Health Services
Charles J. Hamilton, Jr.
Senior Counsel, Windels Marx Lane & Mittendorf, LLP
Professor and Associate Dean, Stanford School of Medicine
Mark W. Heising
Managing Director, Medley Partners
Executive Director, Kingfisher Foundation
Richard J. Lazarus
Howard J. and Katherine W. Aibel Professor of Law, Harvard University
President, the Cynthia and George Mitchell Foundation
Former Under Secretary of State for Global Affairs
Secretary Ray Mabus
Former Secretary of the Navy
President, Quadrivium Foundation
President, Susan and William Oberndorf Foundation
Kenneth Olden, Ph.D.
Former Director, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences and the National Toxicology Program/National Institutes of Health
Former Director of the National Center for Environmental Assessment/U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Advisor, Center for Brand and Product Management, University of Wisconsin at Madison; Director, The Intuit Scholarship Foundation
Stephen W. Pacala, Ph.D.
Frederick D. Petrie Professor in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology; Princeton University
Julian H. Robertson, Jr.
Founder and Chairman, Tiger Management, LLC
Co-founder, Sall Family Foundation
Peggy M. Shepard
Co-founder and Executive Director, West Harlem Environmental Action, Inc. (WE ACT for Environmental Justice)
Three Cairns Group
CEO & Chief Scientist, Voloridge Investment Management
Charles F. Wurster, Ph.D.*
Professor Emeritus of Environmental Sciences, Marine Sciences Research Center, State University of New York at Stony Brook
Cheung Kong Chair Professor and Dean of School of Public Policy and Management, Tsinghua University
Gene E. Likens, Ph.D.
George G. Montgomery, Jr.
N. J. Nicholas, Jr.
George M. Woodwell, Ph.D.*
* Founding trustees