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Staff and Board
Hannah Sohl | Staff (Director)
Hannah grew up in Southern Oregon and started working as a river guide as soon as she turned 18. She graduated with a degree in sociology and an emphasis in field biology from Colorado College in 2011. After graduation, she was awarded a Thomas J. Watson fellowship to study grassroots organizing and the relationships between human communities, rivers, and migratory fish around the world, traveling to Bangladesh, Canada, and Russia. She co-founded Rogue Climate with the support of many other Oregonians in 2013.
Allie Rosenbluth | Staff (Community Organizer)
Allie graduated from the College of William & Mary with a degree in Government and Environmental Science & Policy. In college, she organized campus events focused on sustainability and student-body diversity. Allie first got connected with Rogue Climate as a volunteer when she was serving as an AmeriCorps Service Member at Rogue Valley Farm to School.
Lupe Garcia | Staff (Youth & Climate Justice Organizer)
Bio coming soon....
Morgan Lindsay | Board President
Morgan earned a Bachelor’s degree from Mount Holyoke College in Environmental Studies with a focus on Water Policy & Science and a minor in Chemistry. Her experience in community organizing includes several years with the Mono Lake Committee in California’s Eastern Sierra and another three years as Membership & Outreach Coordinator with the Klamath-Siskiyou Wildlands Center.
Emily Berlant | Board Member
Emily grew up in Grants Pass, attended Rogue Community College, and studied abroad in Florence, Italy. She is currently studying Environmental Science and Policy at Southern Oregon University. She is an elected member of the Talent City Council and has been a leader in Rogue Climate Talent’s development of a community clean energy and climate action plan. Emily works in 3Degrees' Utility Partnerships sector, enrolling electricity customers in voluntary renewable energy programs
Shaun Franks | Board Member
Shaun works in sales and marketing for True South Solar. He graduated from Southern Oregon University where he studied business, environmental studies, and corporate sustainability. In 2011, he studied renewable energy in Germany. In 2012, while director of sustainability for student government, he led establishment of the SOU Green Fund to invest student dollars into local energy, water, and campus sustainability projects. The fund has helped establish three new solar installations on campus and launched the SOU Center for Sustainability.
Sarah Westover | Board Member
Sarah has spent most her life in Southern Oregon and graduated from Southern Oregon University with a degree in Political Science. As the SOU Campus Organizer for the Oregon Student Association, Sarah worked with other students to run legislative and social justice campaigns, including the largest voter registration drive in Oregon’s history. She served as coordinator of the No on LNG Campaign with Rogue Climate and Rogue Riverkeeper. She is now an elected member of the Phoenix (OR) City Council.
Matt Witt | Board Member
Matt provides strategic and communications counsel and training to nonprofit organizations. He formerly served as communications director for two major national unions and communications consultant for a coalition of unions and environmental groups. He also contributes photography to the work of Rogue Climate and other organizations.