We are extremely grateful to everyone who has helped develop and refine the vision, mission, and approach for ClimateDonor.org.  The support of these individuals has been invaluable.  

If you would like help our team, please send an email to volunteers@climatedonor.org or advisers@climatedonor.org.

Advisers

  • Brent Harris, Principal Redstone Strategy Group, formerly of ClimateWorks, Dept of the Interior, and the Hewlett Foundation
  • Charles Best, founder and CEO DonorsChoose.org 
  • Craig Hatkoff, Philanthropist, Co-Founder Tribeca Film Festival, Chairman, Turtle Pond Publications
  • Dick Swanson, former CTO and founder, SunPower Corporation
  • Douglas Aguilera, founder of DA Forensic Accounting
  • Jacob Harold, CEO, GuideStar.org - formerly of the Hewlett Foundation and Rainforest Action Network

Special Thanks.  These dedicated professionals have provided advice and feedback on how ClimateDonor.org can best support all the stakeholders involved in climate change remediation.

  • Adrianna Quintero, Director of Partner Engagement, Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC)
  • Amy Francetic, President and CEO Clean Energy Trust 
  • Andy Kaplan, CFO DonorsChoose.org, former CFO Thomson Reuters & Audible.com
  • Ben Smith, Senior Director, Digital Advocacy & Fundraising, NRDC
  • Brigid McCormack, Executive Director, Audubon Society of California, formerly of ClimateWorks
  • Bryce Yonker, Executive Director Smart Grid Northwest
  • Charlie Gay, President of Greenstar Foundation, former Director of the U.S. DOE National Renewable Energy Laboratory, President of Applied Solar
  • Chris Field, Founding Director of the Carnegie Institution's Department of Global Ecology
  • Diane Bailey, Executive Director MenloSpark.org, formerly with NRDC & Citizens for a Better Environment
  • David Strauss, Director, The Nature Conservancy, formerly National Wildlife Federation
  • Digvijay Chauhan, founder of SeeYourImpact.org, Amplii.co
  • Errol Arkilic, Founder M34 Capital
  • Gerardo Capiel, former VP Engineering BeneTech.org & CTO Digital Impact
  • Haney Armstrong, founder of ActGreener.org, formerly of GreatNonprofits.org and Omidyar Network
  • Ivor Frischknecht, CEO at Australian Renewable Energy Agency
  • James Sweeney, Director, Director Precourt Energy Efficiency Center at Stanford University
  • Jesse Simons, Chief of Staff, Sierra Club
  • Ken Alex, Director, California Governor's Office of Planning and Research
  • Keya Chatterjee, Executive Director at US Climate Action Network
  • Mark Jacobson, Senior Fellow, Woods Institute for the Environment, Stanford University
  • Mary Nemerov, Chief Advancement Officer, Sierra Club, former Trust for Public Land
  • Matt Flannery, founder and former CEO Kiva.org, CEO Branch
  • Matt James, President Next Generation, former EVP Kaiser Family Foundation
  • Michael Dorsey, Managing Director, Bay Area Growth Fund
  • Michel Gelobter, Board NRDC, California Clean Energy Fund, The David and Lucile Packard Foundation
  • Nikki Nix, Community Relations, SunPower Foundation
  • Nikki Roy, Director Political Assessment and Energy Access, ClimateWorks, formerly of Center for Climate and Energy Solutions
  • Oliver Hurst-Hiller, CTO DonorsChoose.org
  • Stacy Donohue, Investment Partner, Omidyar Network
  • Steve Blank, Consulting Associate Professor of Entrepreneurship, Stanford
  • Steven Gorelick, Professor, School of Earth, Energy and Environmental Sciences, Stanford
  • Suds Jain, Board Member, Acterra
  • Thomas Middleton, Board Member, The Nature Conservancy, former Senior Managing Director of the Blackstone Group 
  • Victor Cho, founder BigLeap.org, CEO Evite, former CEO Kodak Gallery