National Board of Directors

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Alexis Peterson
President
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KC Brown

President

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Alexis is a Talent Strategy lead for tech enabled recruitment firm, Hunt Club, where she helps startups grow their teams. Prior to joining Hunt Club, Alexis worked within adtech and advertising agencies building brand strategies for some of the world’s largest advertisers. Alexis earned her Bachelor of Arts in Advertising and Spanish, with a minor in Psychology, from Syracuse University. In 2017, Alexis earned her Master’s in Environmental Science and Policy from John’s Hopkins University. Her future plans are to transition into a job that brings together her passion for environmental conservation and business skills. Alexis currently lives in New York City, which loves exploring. She’s a dog mom, travel and food enthusiast and constant learner.

KC joined the EcoWomen Board of Directors in September of 2018. She previously was the Chair of the Chapters Committee and managed the online store. She currently serves as President, with a focus on Special Projects. She has a BA in International Affairs from Northeastern University and a Masters in International Development from Georgetown University. It was while studying in Washington, DC that she attended her first EcoWomen event! When she moved to New York to work for NatureVest, the Nature Conservancy’s impact investing unit, she was eager to support the newly-formed chapter there. KC is excited to increase cross-chapter collaboration and leverage the expertise of our community on issues of sustainability and environmental justice. She loves policy, political organizing, dogs and exploring new cities.

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Ellen Wang

Chair of the Chapters Committee
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Ellen joined the EcoWomen Board in January 2020. Ellen has a BS in Communication Design and an MA in Environmental Resource Policy from George Washington University. She believes in the power of visual communication and is passionate about advancing environmental protection efforts through education and outreach. Ellen has worked for the Greater Washington Region Clean Cities Coalition as a program manager and currently works at EPA as a multimedia specialist focusing on graphic communication. Ellen is a strong believer in the mission of EcoWomen: empowering women to be leaders in their professions and stewards of the environment. In her free time, she loves drawing, hiking, and playing board games.

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Beth Stolarick

Treasurer

Chair of the Nominating Committee

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Victoria O'Neill

Chair of the Communications & Fundraising Committee

Victoria joined the EcoWomen board in November 2020.

A native New Yorker, she developed a passion for the environment while searching for snapping turtles and horseshoe crabs in city parks. She received her B.A. in Biology from Hamilton College and pivoted to communications after a (tough, yet rewarding) summer working with walruses at the NY Aquarium. Prior to her current position as a director at a global communications agency, Victoria managed media relations for The Nature Conservancy in New York, counseled non-profit and green business clients at PRCG | Haggerty, and developed admissions communications for Parsons School of Design. Victoria is an avid knitter and (natural) fiber enthusiast. She lives in Brooklyn with her husband and dog.

Caroline Holo

Beth joined the EcoWomen Board in June 2020 as she is passionate about supporting sustainable environmental change through development of women. She is currently on the Finance and Chapter Committees. Beth has a background in human resources and finance. Beth is a CPA, has BS in Accounting from Illinois State University and an MBA in Operations Management from DePaul University. Her experience demonstrates that the development of the leaders and focusing on key relationships drive the overall fulfillment of the individual and success of the organization. She will leverage her human resources leadership knowledge to assist EcoWomen to inspire and empower women to become leaders for the environmental community through educational and professional development opportunities. Beth is the Managing Director of Prism Leadership Partners, a firm which she founded to help organizations focus on their strategic people capabilities. She spends her free time traveling with her son and visits with her therapy dog, Gabby.

Caroline joined the Ecowomen Board in October 2021. She is currently working in the field of climate change adaptation with the Adaptation Fund and has a background in project monitoring and evaluation. Before that, she was working in Madagascar’s largest marine protected area with coastal communities. Born in the French Caribbean on the island of Martinique, she is a nature lover who believes in the importance of leadership, education, and awareness for conservation. Caroline holds a master’s degree from the University of East Anglia (UK) and is currently based in Washington D.C. She loves exploring the city, going to the beach, biking and playing soccer. 

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Noelle Paige

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Amanda Hoffman

Chair of the Finance Committee

Amanda has been working with internal fundraising teams on their data and operations structures for over 20 years. She loves making order out of chaos and solving challenges through solid data solutions. She has spent the last 12 years at League of Conservation Voters where she has modernized their data structure. This includes eliminating most data silos and introducing a data warehouse that allows for additional reporting features and the automation on imports and exports. Prior to LCV she tackled similar situations at NARAL and Boys & Girls Clubs of San Francisco. Amanda lives in DC with her daughter and two cats. When she’s not being asked to play with Barbies, Legos or slime, she enjoys reading, sewing, hiking and getting out to the mountains whenever she can.
 

Noelle was drawn to the National Board of EcoWomen by her passion for renewable and green development. Noelle earned her Bachelor of Urban Planning & Public Policy from the University of Illinois at Chicago and Master of Public Administration from DePaul University. After a transient career as professional ballet dancer, she now works in solar energy development, investment, and financing and serves as the Vice President of Project Development for Onyx Renewable Partners headquartered in Manhattan, New York. Noelle currently lives in Washington. D.C, is an active-duty Army spouse and cat mom of two. 

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Rebecca Justus

Rebecca joined the EcoWomen Board in May 2022 and she has been a member of the EcoWomen community since the summer of 2021. She works with organizations across the U.S. and the world to advance environmental justice, gender equity, and human rights. She is particularly interested in centering and uplifting the work and voices of those who have been marginalized and underrepresented in the environmental movement, such as Black and Indigenous leaders and organizations. Rebecca holds a MA in Human Rights from the University of Sussex and a BA in International Relations from Boston University.