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Director of Communications
"Do what you can, with what you've got, where you are."
- Bill Widener, via Theodore Roosevelt
Make a difference with your life. Do your best and sleep well at night.
Database Associate Clerk
Today you are You, that is truer than true. There is no one alive who is Youer than You.” -Dr. Seuss
Nothing could be worse than the fear that one had given up too soon, and left one unexpended effort that might have saved the world.” Jane Addams
The root of the word "courage" is "cor," the Latin word for "heart."
Major Gifts Officer
“I don’t want to get to the end of my life and find that I just lived the length of it. I want to have lived the width of it as well.” - Diane Ackerman
Project Consultant: Market Innovation
It’s said that crisis precipitates change. Let’s not wait. Change can happen now
Encore Photography and Videography Fellow
"If you can’t explain it simply, you don’t understand it well enough." - Albert Einstein
Ilene grew up in a suburb of an east coast metropolis, where ...
Program Director, Climate
Is it me, or is it getting hot in here?
Health Communications & Outreach Director
Art is whatever makes you proud to be human." -Amiri Baraka
Education & Engagement Manager
“Before you conquer the mountain, you must learn to overcome your fear.” — Isabel Allende
Rural Partnerships Director
There’s no place like home.
Operations & Events Manager
Experience is not what happens to you; it's what you do with what happens to you."
Director of Foundations and Corporate Relations
Gratitude is the source of all happiness
Development Services Director
“The heart that gives, gathers.” - Tao Te Ching
Program Director, Water
I choose to listen to the river for a while, thinking river thoughts, before joining the night and stars." - Edward Abbey
"Human rights and the rights of nature are two names of the same dignity." - Eduardo Galeano
Water Communications & Outreach Director
When we try to pick out anything by itself, we find it hitched to everything else in the Universe.” –John Muir
Information Technology Fellow
"Work like you don’t need the money. Love like you’ve never been hurt. Dance like nobody’s watching." -Satchel Page
Tony joins OEC after more than 8 years in the newspaper industry, where he covered local government, school boards, crime and justice, extreme weather and other breaking news.
Director of Development
"I don't deserve any credit for turning the other cheek as my tongue is always in it." — Flannery O'Connor
Chief Barketing Officer