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Our Staff

Suzanne Pelletier

Suzanne PelletierExecutive Director


Christine HalvorsonProgram Director


Tom BewickPeru Country Director


Josh LichtensteinProgram Manager


Alexandra ZobelCommunications Manager


Plinio Pizango HualingaClimate Policy Specialist


Viviana BriseñoGraphic Designer


Jesmine Romanelli Communications Intern


Cameron EllisSenior Geographer & Producer


Wendy PinedaProject Coordinator-Peru


Chipamung ChowdhurySpiritual Leader in Residence

Margoth Quispe

Margoth QuispeLegal Advisor & Land Rights Specialist

Carlos DoviazaStaff Member

Joseph Mitchell Zegarra Liao

2019 Board of Directors

John W. Copeland 
Chair  – Managing Partner, Wealth Partners Capital Group, LLC
S.Todd Crider, Esq.
Vice Chair –  Partner, Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP, Vice Chair, The Cyrus R. Vance Center for International Justice
Brett Odom
Treasurer – Deputy Chief Compliance Officer at Partner Fund Management, L.P.
Lars von Bennigsen
Founder and CEO PuraVita Project
Robert Curran
Independent Photographer
Christian Lelong
Jenny Springer
Director, Global Program on Governance and Rights at IUCN
Becky Yang
Community Director, Summit Series


All board members listed above are current, independent, voting, members of the Board of Directors