As Executive Director, Josh coordinates our campaign partnerships, fundraising, and alumni training programs. He was also Campaigns Director of Green Corps from 2010 until 2012. Before joining Green Corps, Josh was the Save the Sierra campaigner for ForestEthics, where he worked to shift the logging practices of California's largest forest destroyer. He also played a critical role in ForestEthics’ successful campaign to convince Victoria’s Secret to adopt one of the most environmentally robust catalog policies created. Prior to joining ForestEthics, Josh was the North Coast Organizer for the California Wilderness Coalition, where he helped to protect more than 280,000 acres of wild lands as wilderness. During his Green Corps training year, Josh worked on a campaign to protect the Arctic Refuge from oil drilling and helped launch the Sierra Club’s first corporate campaign against Ford Motor Company. Josh is a 2003 graduate of Green Corps and a 2002 graduate of Wesleyan University.
Green Corps Staff
As Organizing Director, Annie helps to run Green Corps classroom trainings, lead field campaigns with partner organizations and oversee the Assistant Organizing Directors. She has directed field efforts on behalf of Food & Water Watch, Sierra Club, Natural Resources Defense Council, Fair Share Alliance, Energy Action Coalition and National Wildlife Federation, among others. Annie also coordinated the grassroots campaign, on behalf of CREDO Action, to protect California’s global warming law in the fall of 2010, where she helped lead an effort that contacted over 100,000 voters. Prior to joining Green Corps, Annie was a student activist and athlete at University of Chicago. She received a degree in Environmental Studies from the University of Chicago in 2006 and graduated from Green Corps in 2007.
As an Assistant Organizing Director, Ryan helps to run Green Corps classroom training, works directly with current Green Corps organizers, and leads field campaigns with partner organizations. During his year as a Green Corps Organizer, Ryan helped launch the Sierra Club’s Campuses Beyond Coal Campaign, organizing students at the University of Missouri to pressure their campus to move off of coal. He has also led field campaigns with Environment Virginia to push for comprehensive climate change legislation, with Food & Water Watch to promote a more just and sustainable food system, and with MASSPIRG to move towards zero waste. Prior to working with Green Corps, Ryan was an Organizing Assistant with Corporate Accountability International’s Think Outside the Bottle Campaign. In college, Ryan was active in student government and served as captain of the Varsity Track and Field team. Ryan received a degree in Environmental Studies and Political Science from St. Olaf College in 2009 and graduated with the Green Corps class of 2010.
Peter works to provide training and support to Green Corps organizers, while managing strategic field campaigns on behalf of our partner organizations. Prior to joining Green Corps, Peter served as a Canvass Director for the Fund for the Public Interest in Boulder, Colorado. In this role, he managed grassroots fundraising and campaign efforts on behalf of Environment Colorado and COPIRG. Peter and his staff recruited and activated Environment Colorado members to convince Governor Ritter to sign the Clean Air, Clean Jobs bill into law in 2010. As a result, five metro-area coal units are being evaluated for replacement by cleaner sources of energy, cleaning up the air for 3 million Coloradans. Peter graduated from Johns Hopkins University in 2008 with a degree in International Studies, with a concentration in International Environmental Policy, with minors in Environmental Studies, and Writing Seminars.
As the Recruitment Director for Green Corps, Charlotte oversees the recruitment efforts to find future classes of Green Corps. Prior to this position, Charlotte served as Green Corp’s Development Associate. She also was the Budget Monitor for Work for Progress's electoral campaign in the 2012 elections and a Regional Administrator for Fair Share Alliance. She was a member of the 2012 Green Corps class working on campaigns in Texas, Colorado, Virginia, and Michigan with Food & Water Watch and Environment America. She is an alumna of The College of William and Mary with a double major in Environmental Science and Kinesiology.
As a Lead Organizer, Charley works to provide training and support to Green Corps organizers, while managing strategic field campaigns on behalf of our partner organizations.. During her year with Green Corps, Charley worked with Pesticide Action Network in Ventura County, California to pass Proposition 37, a ballot initiative to label genetically engineered foods in the state; organized students at the University of Houston to bring more green space to the city by building the Bayou Greenways; and fought to stop congress from cutting funding for education programs like Head Start and special needs for Virginia Fair Share.
As a Lead Organizer, Lucy works to provide training and support to Green Corps organizers, while managing strategic field campaigns on behalf of our partner organizations. During her Green Corps year, Lucy organized with the Sierra Club on their Beyond Coal campaign fighting coal exports in the Pacific Northwest, organized with Food & Water Watch in Connecticut to pass the first GMO labeling bill in the country, and helped to launch Maryland PIRG Bottle Bill campaign. Lucy received a bachelor's degree in Environmental Studies and English from Brown University.
As the Development Associate for Green Corps, Virginia helps build the organization both internally and through our citizen outreach programs. Virginia graduated from Middlebury College, where she received a B.A. in Environmental Studies and Conservation Biology. She completed Green Corps, the Field School for Environmental Organizing, in May 2012. Virginia spent her Green Corps year working with the Sierra Club to bring renewable energy to Indiana and with Environment Colorado to restore the Clean Water Act. After graduating, Virginia worked for Environment Michigan where she worked to protect the Great Lakes and increase clean energy in Michigan.