• Jolin Cordalis, Administration Assistant

    Jolin Cordalis, Administration Assistant Jolin Cordalis joins the Broads freshly out of college, as a very nontraditional student (aka OLD). Before getting her BS in geology and biology she spent a decade as the wine nerd for a local liquor store and has worked in all aspects of the restaurant industry. Jolin moved to Durango [...]

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  • Alyssa Rainbolt, Memberships & Events Manager

    Alyssa Rainbolt, Memberships & Events Manager Alyssa comes to Great Old Broads with a passion for wild places and a background in non-profit project management and outdoor education. Most recently she was walking and rock climbing throughout the west for NOLS (National Outdoor Leadership School), teaching environmental ethics, leadership, inclusion, and outdoor skills to a [...]

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  • Kaye Berman, Development Director

    Kaye Berman, Development Director Kaye comes to Great Old Broads with eight years of fundraising experience after a long career in the hospitality industry. She has most recently worked with Animals Asia Foundation, where she established a broad and diversified national fund development program, with an emphasis on building Major Gifts. Prior to that she [...]

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  • Sally Sharp, Grassroots Regional Coordinator

    Sally Sharp, Grassroots Regional Coordinator Sally brings 20+ years of experience as an elementary school teacher to Great Old Broads, and while grassroots organizing is new for her, she is not new to advocacy. She recently coordinated the energy justice campaign Bring Power Home 2020 in Pueblo, Colorado, managed an issue-based campaign with the Colorado [...]

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  • Katya Spiecker, Grassroots Regional Coordinator

    Katya Spiecker, Grassroots Regional Coordinator Katya grew up exploring the old-growth juniper and towering ponderosa woodlands of central Oregon, where the sweeping sage of the Great Basin meets the majestic Cascade Mountains. Inspired by nature’s wonders, she eventually acquired a Bachelor’s in Environmental Science from Oregon Institute of Technology and has worked and volunteered for [...]

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  • Lisa Pool, Grassroots Leadership Director

    Lisa Pool, Grassroots Leadership Director Lisa Pool comes to Great Old Broads with a decade of experience in grassroots organizing, advocacy, and directing campaigns. Most recently, she worked with Conservation Colorado, where she developed strategies to grow community voices and involvement in conservation issues, including close collaboration with several Colorado Broadbands. Prior to that, Lisa [...]

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  • Susan Kearns, Communications Director

    Susan Kearns, Communications Director Susan has a diverse background in communications, graphic design, and marketing. For 20+ years, she has dreamed up ways to promote everything from widgets to wildfire awareness. Susan helped develop the San Gabriel Mountains Bighorn Sheep Restoration Strategy, and as a board member of the Wrightwood Fire Safe Council helped to [...]

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  • Border Blog—May 11, 2022: Heartbreak and Devastation at the Border

    May 11, 2022: Heartbreak and Devastation at the Border Sonoran Broadband (AZ) co-leader Roz Switzer took a trip this month with Kate Scott, Borderlands Activist and owner of the Madrean Archipelago Wildlife Center, to check out the borderlands area after the Arizona Broads surveyed the border wall last spring. Roz and Kate went to several […]

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  • Bill McKibben: Intergenerational Climate Action

    Bill McKibben: Intergenerational Climate Action Monday, July 11 3:00 PM (Mountain) Climate change has already impacted both ecosystems and human communities with shifting seasonal events, altered plant and animal ranges, accelerating sea level rise, extreme precipitation trends, longer wildfire seasons, worsening pest outbreaks, and longer and more intense heat waves. These dangerous impacts not only […]

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