Communications Director, Rainforest Action Network, San Francisco, CA
Laurel has more than a decade’s experience mobilizing communities, coordinating campaigns and building the movement for forest advocacy. He is a trained naturalist and environmental educator who specializes in inspiring people to protect the biodiversity surrounding them. Laurel was KS Wild’s Grassroots Organizer from 2008-2011 and spent two years on the KS Wild Board of Directors prior to his employment. He currently is the International Forests Communications Director for the Rainforest Action Network. He has a BA in ecology, natural history and environmental education from Prescott College.