Acts of Leadership

For more than 10 years I have been actively advocating for animals, environment, and social justice. Here are some of my speaking events, testimonies, conferences, trainings, and special events over the years. This list does not include the many weekly and monthly meetings and conference calls I have organized and led.

2021

Testimony written and spoken (pdfs)
Draft Columbus Climate Action Plan
Council Environment Committee: Climate Action Plan Public Hearing
March 9, 2021

Organizing Testimony
18 spoken, 15 written
With Sunrise Columbus, Columbus Stand Up, and Our Rev Central Ohio
Council Environment Committee: Climate Action Plan Public Hearing
March 9, 2021

Action Alert
Tell Columbus City Council To Make The Climate Plan Match The Climate Science
Ready for 100 Ohio
March 9, 20121

Presentation (pdf)
Will the Climate Plan Match the Climate Science?
Simply Living
March 2, 2021

Presentation (pdf)
Solar in Ohio
Care and Share Time Bank
February 21, 2021

Public Comment (pdf)
Third Party Solar Financing Hearing
Public Service Commission of Wisconsin
February 17, 2021

Action Alert
Tell the PSC to help working families go solar
Our Wisconsin Revolution
February 16, 2021

Presentation
Aggregation and Utility-Scale Solar in Ohio (pdf)
Our Revolution Lima
February 15, 2021

Letter Campaign
Save Kossuth Street Garden
Our Revolution Central Ohio
February 14, 2021

Testimony (pdf)
Division of Power Funding
Columbus City Council
February 8, 2021

Speaker
Columbus Climate Action Plan
Sunrise Columbus
February 1, 2021

Presentation (pdf)
Toward a Greener Columbus
Columbus Stand Up
January 25, 2021

Public Comment (pdf)
Pleasant Prairie Solar Energy Center
Ohio Power Siting Board
January 17, 2021

Citizen Forum Follow Up
10 Things You Can Do Right Now About Climate Change (pdf)
Columbus Stand Up
January 13, 2021

Presentation (pdf)
Citizen Forum: Climate Policy
Columbus Stand Up
January 11, 2021

2020

Co-Organizer
Action Alert: Save Award-Winning Community Garden
Simply Living
December 24, 2020

Co-Organizer
Democratic Party Chair Candidates Forum
Our Revolution Ohio
December 18, 2020

Speaker
Second Saturday Cyber-Salon
Columbus Free Press
December 12, 2020

Written Testimony (pdf)
Pleasant Prairie Solar Project
Big Darby Accord Advisory Group
December 8, 2020

Testimony (pdf)
Madison Fields Solar Project
Ohio Power Siting Board
December 3, 2020

Testimony written and spoken (pdfs)
Economic Development, Environment, and Administration Committees
Columbus City Council
December 3, 2020

Written Testimony (pdf)
Ohio Senate Bill 289
HOA Solar
December 1, 2020

Written Testimony (pdf)
Columbus City Council
Budget Hearing for Technology, Public Utilities and Neighborhoods Committees
December 1, 2020

Co-Writer
Ready for 100 Response (pdf)
Draft Columbus Climate Action Plan
November 23, 2020

Speaker (pdf)
Volunteer Welcome Webinar
Ready for 100
November 23, 2020

Organizer and Speaker (pdf)
Climate Action Town Hall
Our Wisconsin Revolution
November 21, 2020

Speaker (pdf)
Volunteer Welcome Webinar
Ready for 100
November 21, 2020

Testimony (pdf)
Community Choice Aggregation Hearing Pt. 2
Public Utilities & Environment Committees
Columbus City Council
November 19, 2020

Organizer
Paul Fenn, “Aggregation 3.0”
Ready for 100 Ohio
November 12, 2020

Speaker
Bring on the Power of Public Banking for Ohio
Simply Living
November 10, 2020

Speaker (pdf)
March for Freedom and Democracy: Join the Progressive Fight Part 2
Our Revolution Central Ohio
November 7, 2020

Speaker (pdf)
March for Freedom and Democracy: Join the Progressive Fight
Our Revolution Central Ohio
November 4, 2020

Organizer
Poll Stand cards front and back (pdfs)
Clean Grove City Campaign
November 3, 2020

Testimony (pdf)
Ohioans Speak Out: Repeal House Bill 6
October 28, 2020

Testimony (pdf)
Community Choice Aggregation
Delaware City Council
October 26, 2020

Speaker
Big Table Discussion on Community Solar
Simply Living
October 16, 2020

Co-Organizer and Speaker (pdf)
Grove City Issue 10 for Electric Aggregation Webinar
Grove City Urbancrest Progress
October 14, 2020

Co-Organizer
Lit Piece 2 front and back (pdfs)
Clean Grove City Campaign
October 12, 2020

Speaker
Issue 1 Community Choice Aggregation
Free Press Salon
October 10, 2020

Speaker
Issue 10 Community Choice Aggregation
Grove City Stridin’ with Biden
October 10, 2020

Speaker
Issue 1 Community Choice Aggregation
Freedom BLOC Candidate Forum
October 6, 2020

Co-Organizer
Clean Grove City Yard Signs (pdf)
October 2, 2020

Speaker
Debate Watch Party
Our Wisconsin Revolution
September 29, 2020

Speaker (pdf)
Forum on Issue 1 Electric Aggregation
Yes We Can Columbus
September 29, 2020

Speaker (pdf)
Press Conference: Why Vote Yes on Columbus Issue 1
Sierra Club
September 29, 2020

Organizer
Lit Piece 1 front and back (jpgs)
Clean Grove City Campaign
September 28, 2020

Issue 1 Key Stakeholders Group
Clean Columbus Campaign
Weekly calls starting September 21, 2020

Speaker
Columbus Issue 1 Community Choice Aggregation (pdf)
Franklin County Democratic Party Executive Committee
September 17, 2020

Testimony (pdf)
Community Choice Aggregation Hearing
Columbus City Council Public Utilities and Environment Committee
September 2, 2020

Speaker (pdf)
Yes on Issue 1: Clean Energy Future
RepYourBlock 2020
August 29, 2020

Speaker (pdf)
Issue 1 Community Choice Aggregation
Stonewall Democrats of Central Ohio
August 29, 2020

Delegate for Bernie Sanders
Ohio Congressional District 15
Democratic National Convention
August 17-20, 2020

Delegate Vote
Democratic National Convention
August 11, 2020

Remarks (pdf)
Community Choice Aggregation in Columbus
Franklin County Democratic Party Central Committee Meeting
August 6, 2020

Written Testimony (pdf)
Community Choice Aggregation
Grove City Council
August 3, 2020

Speaker
Wisconsin State Meeting
Our Wisconsin Revolution
July 21, 2020

Speaker (pdf)
A Green New Deal in Ohio
Alaina Swope for State Representative
July 21, 2020

Testimony (pdf)
Community Choice Aggregation
Grove City Council
July 20, 2020

Testimony (pdf)
Community Choice Aggregation
Columbus City Council
July 20, 2020

Presentation (pdf)
Ready for 100 and Aggregation
Hilliard Sustainability Committee
July 20, 2020

Presentation (pdf)
Community Choice Aggregation
Grove City Council Service Committee
July 13, 2020

Testimony (pdf)
Energy Aggregation
Public Utilities and Environment Committee Hearing
Columbus City Council
July 7, 2020

Testimony (pdf)
Ohio State Gas Plant hearing
Ohio Power Siting Board
June 30, 2020

Written Testimony (pdf)
Demilitarizing Police
Columbus City Council Finance Committee
June 30, 2020

Ready for 100 Aggregation Recommendations (pdf)
Ready for 100 Columbus
June 29, 2020

Racial Equity Cohort
Ready for 100
First Meeting June 25, 2020

Presentation (pdf)
What Could a Green New Deal Look Like?
Virtual Comfest 2020
June 23, 2020

Speaker (pdf)
Green New Deal Town Hall
Our Revolution Ohio
June 21, 2020

Written Testimony (pdf)
Removal of Columbus Statue
Columbus City Council
June 15, 2020

Swearing In
Elected Representative, Columbus Ward 79
Franklin County Democratic Party Central Committee
June 10, 2020

Speaker (pdf)
ESGX Live: Green Jobs – May 2020 Edition
Ready for 100 Ohio
May 26, 2020

Testimony (pdf)
Particulate Matter Pollution
Environmental Protection Agency
May 21, 2020

Sustainable Columbus Climate Action Plan Workshop
Sustainable Columbus
May 20, 2020

Interview
Climate Activist
High School Student Jaylin Bradshaw
May 11, 2020

Speaker
Planet of the Humans
Free Press May Second Saturday Cyber-Salon
Columbus Free Press
May 9, 2020

Testimony (pdf)
Community Choice Aggregation
Columbus City Council
May 4, 2020

Interview
The Truth About Tiger King
College Student Henry Shorr
April 17, 2020

Organizer
Central Ohio Revolution
Biweekly meetings
Starting March 30, 2020

Organizer
Bernie Victory Captains Get Out the Vote
Columbus, OH
March 14-17, 2020

Testimony
Energy Benchmarking Ordinance (pdf)
Columbus City Council
March 14, 2020

Speaker
Democratic Candidate Night for Southwest Franklin Co
RepYourBlock 2020
March 9, 2020

Barnstorm for Bernie: Columbus Campaign Kickoff!
Columbus, OH
March 7, 2020

Written Testimony (pdf)
Community Choice Aggregation
Columbus City Council
March 2, 2020

Organizer
Ward 79 Canvass
Cathy Cowan Becker for Franklin County Central Committee
February 29-March 1, 2020

Bernie Journey to South Carolina
Charleston, S.C.
February 22-29, 2020

Breakfast with Bernie
Saint George, S.C.
February 28, 2020

Rally with Bernie Sanders
North Charleston, S.C.
February 26, 2020

Bernie 2020: South Carolina Debate Watch Party with Nina Turner
Charleston, S.C.
February 25, 2020

Politics & Shoes with Ray Fisher, Kendrick Sampson and Phillip Agnew
Charleston, S.C.
Februrary 25, 2020

First in the South Democratic Dinner
Charleston, S.C.
February 24, 2020

Winner (pdf)
Carol Fisher Community Service Award
Simply Living Annual Meeting
February 22, 2020

Presentation
Ready for 100 Columbus
Bexley Environmental Sustainability Committee
February 18, 2020

Organizer
RepYourBlock / Bernie canvass
February 15, 2020

Speaker
Ready for 100 Ohio
Terry Sullivan’s Class
University of Akron
February 11, 2020

Testimony (pdf)
Community Choice Aggregation
Columbus City Council
February 10, 2020

Area Coordinator
RepYourBlock 2020
Beginning February 10, 2020

Co-Organizer
Knock Down the House Screening with special guest Morgan Harper
Ohio Revolution
February 9, 2020

Presentation
The Climate Crisis and Its Solutions
Ecohouse Solar
February 7, 2020

Speaker (pdf)
Franklin County Solar Coop Press Conference
Solar United Neighbors
February 6, 2020

Organizer
Lobby Visit with Councilmember Rob Dorans
Ready for 100 Columbus
February 6, 2020

Co-Organizer
Franklin County Solar Coop Information Session
Grandview Heights
February 6, 2020

Co-Organizer
Sierra Club Central Ohio: 2020 and Beyond
Sierra Club Central Ohio Group
January 30, 2020

Bernie Journey to Iowa
Des Moines, IA
January 26-February 4, 2020

Bernie 2020 Caucus Night Party
Des Moines, IA
February 3, 2020

Iowa Caucus Observation
East High School
Des Moines, IA
February 3, 2020

Bernie 2020 Simpson College Town Hall with Jane Sanders, Rep. Pramila Jayapal and Rep. Ilhan Omar
Simpson College
Indianola, IA
February 1, 2020

Bernie 2020 Iowa City Rally with Jane Sanders, Naomi Klein, Kendrick Sampson, and Las Cafeteras
Iowa City, IA
January 29, 2020

Union Hall Meet and Greet with Ben and Jerry and Michael Moore
Ottumwa, IA
January 28, 2020

Co-Organizer and Speaker (pdf)
Organize to Win Summit (pdf)
Our Revolution Ohio
January 25, 2020

Speaker
Green New Deal Town Hall (pdf)
Ohio State Students for Bernie
January 21, 2020

Candidate Statement (pdf)
Ready for 100 Ohio Chair
Sierra Club Ohio Chapter
January 18, 2020

Organizer
Organize Your Friends for Bernie
Central Ohio Grassroots for Bernie
January 17, 2020

Organizer
Regional Ohio Action for Resilience (ROAR) Information Session
Ready for 100 Columbus
January 16, 2020

Organizer
Ready for 100 Strategy Session
Sierra Club
January 14, 2020

Organizer
Phone Bank for Bernie
Central Ohio Grassroots for Bernie
January 10, 2020

Elected Lead Female Bernie Delegate (pdf)
Ohio Congressional District 15
January 7, 2020

Rally and Civil Disobedience Arrest 3
Fire Drill Fridays with Jane Fonda
Washington, D.C.
January 3, 2020

2019

Co-Leader
Endorsements Committee
Ohio Revolution
December 30-31, 2019

Organizer
Organize Your Friends for Bernie
Central Ohio Grassroots for Bernie
December 27, 2019

Organizer
Columbus Call to Action (pdf)
Ohio Revolution
December 15, 2019

Presentation
Energy Summit
Sierra Club Ohio Chapter
December 14, 2019

Organizer
Phone Bank for Bernie
Central Ohio Grassroots for Bernie
December 13, 2019

Ballot Petition Submission (jpg)
Ohio for Bernie Campaign
Ohio Secretary of State
December 10, 2019

Kickoff
Bernie Victory Captain
December 9, 2019

Testimony (pdf)
House Bill 401 – Blocking Wind Energy
House Energy and Natural Resources Committee
December 2, 2019

Speaker
Cheshire, Ohio Documentary Film Screening
Ohio Beyond Coal
December 2, 2019

Presentation (pdf)
Ready for 100 by 2030!
Montgomery County, Ohio
December 2, 2019

Presentation
The Climate Crisis and its Solutions (pdf)
Capital University
November 21, 2019

Meeting with Mark Charles
Dayton Sustainability Director
Ready for 100 Ohio
November 11, 2019

Organizer
Data Entry Party
Ready for 100 Columbus
November 10, 2019

Testimony (1:11 mark)
Resolution for 100% Renewable Energy
Lakewood, OH
October 21, 2019

National Candidate Training
Progressive Change Campaign Committee
Dublin, OH
October 19-20, 2019

Organizer
Bernie Letters (jpg)
Fourth Democratic Debate
Westerville, OH
October 15, 2019

Co-Organizer and Moderator (pdf)
Bill McKibben, “The Climate Crisis and the 2020 Election”
Ready for 100 Columbus
October 10, 2019

Charette Participant
Grove City Environmental Committee
October 9, 2019

Organizer
Plan to Win House Party (jpg)
Central Ohio Grassroots for Bernie
September 24, 2019

Interview
Grove City Sustainability Plan
City and Regional Planning Lab
Ohio State University
September 23, 2019

Speaker
Global Climate Strike: Columbus
Ohio Youth for Climate Justice
September 20, 2019

Council of Club Leaders Annual Meeting
Sierra Club
Oakland, CA
September 11-14, 2019

Co-Organizer
Hot Times Festival Tabling
Ready for 100 Columbus
September 6-8, 2019

Organizer
Lobby Visit with Councilmember Emmanuel Remy
Ready for 100 Columbus
September 5, 2019

Organizer
Executive Committee Proposal
Sierra Club Ohio Chapter
August 31, 2019

Campaign Training
RepYourBlock
August 27, 2019

Kickoff Meeting
Central Ohio for Bernie
August 26, 2019

Community Dialogue Training (jpg)
Sierra Club Ready for 100
August 24, 2019

Needs Based Assessment
Sierra Club Ohio Chapter
August 17-18, 2019

Presentation
Statewide Coordination
Ready for 100 National Call
August 15, 2019

Presentation (pdf)
Ready for 100 Columbus
Coalition of Democratic and Progressive Groups
August 13, 2019

Co-Organizer
EcoFest Tabling
Ready for 100 Columbus
August 10, 2019

FABE 5350 Sustainable Land and Water Systems
Stone Laboratory
July 29-August 4, 2019

Green New Deal Policy Meeting
Morgan Harper Campaign
July 22, 2019

Speaker (pdf)
Comfest Performance
Ready for 100 Columbus
June 29, 2019

Co-Organizer
Comfest Tabling
Ready for 100 Columbus
June 28-30, 2019

Speaker (pdf)
Green New Deal Town Hall
Simply Living
June 23, 2019

Co-Organizer
Stonewall Pride Festival Tabling
Ready for 100 Columbus
June 14-15, 2019

Speaker (pdf)
Ready for 100 Columbus
Midwest Regional Sustainability Summit
Cincinnati
June 14, 2019

Speaker
Energy and Environment
New Leaders Council
June 8, 2019

Appointment
Grove City Environmental Committee
June 6, 2019

Co-Organizer
June Galley Hop Tabling
Ready for 100 Columbus
June 1, 2019

Speaker
Paris to Pittsburgh Film and Discussion
Simply Living
May 26, 2019

Co-Organizer
Asian Festival Tabling
Ready for 100 Columbus
May 26, 2019

EEOB 5910 Field Herpetology
Stone Laboratory
May 19-25, 2019

Co-Organizer
Ready for 100 Columbus Projection Art Event
Franklinton Friday
May 10, 2019

Testimony (pdf)
House Bill 6 Coal and Nuclear Bailouts
House Energy and Natural Resources Committee
May 8, 2019

Community Service Award (jpg)
Spring 2019 Pre-Commencement Ceremony
John Glenn College of Public Affairs
May 4, 2019

Co-Organizer
Green on the Green Tabling
Ready for 100 Columbus
May 4, 2019

Co-Organizer
Ohio for Bernie Kickoff
April 27, 2019

Co-Organizer
Earth Day Columbus Tabling
Green Columbus
April 20, 2019

Featured Speaker
Climate Change, Renewable Energy, and the Green New Deal
Columbus Free Press Salon
April 13, 2019

Co-Organizer
Volunteer Training (pdf)
Ready for 100 Columbus
April 8, 2019

Organizer
April Gallery Hop Tabling
Ready for 100 Columbus
April 6, 2019

Master’s Presentation
Getting to 100: How Three Cities are Transitioning to 100% Renewable Energy (pdf)
John Glenn College of Public Affairs
April 9, 2019

Speaker
Green New Deal Panel
Otterbein University
March 21, 2019

Climate Reality Training with Al Gore
Atlanta
March 13-16, 2019

Presentation
The Climate Crisis and the Green New Deal
Central Ohio Grassroots for Bernie
February 25, 2019

Co-Organizer
Community Dialogue – Linden
Ready for 100 Columbus
February 25, 2019

Speaker
Ready for 100 Columbus
North Linden Area Commission
February 21, 2019

Speaker
Ready for 100 Ohio
Terry Sullivan’s Class
University of Akron
February 14, 2019

Organizer
Ready for 100 Ohio Calls
Monthly starting February 13, 2019

Organizer
Tell Sen. Sherrod Brown it’s time to support the #GreenNewDeal!
Sunrise Movement
February 7, 2019

Co-Organizer and Speaker (pdf)
Chapter Retreat
Sierra Club Ohio Chapter
January 25-27, 2019

External Stakeholders Advisory Committee Inaugural Meeting
Sustainable Columbus
Quarterly starting January 17, 2019

Co-Organizer
Community Dialogue – Franklinton
Ready for 100 Columbus
January 16, 2019

Speaker
Ready for 100 Columbus
South Linden Area Commission
January 15, 2019

2018

Written Testimony (pdf)
Electric Vehicle Charging Ordinance
Grove City Council
December 17, 2018

Civil Disobedience Arrest 2
Sunrise Movement
Washington, DC
December 10, 2018

Organizer
Joyce Beatty Lobby Visit
Washington, D.C.
December 9, 2018

Testimony (pdf)
AEP Renewable Energy Hearing
Public Utilities Commission of Ohio
December 4, 2018

Lobby Visit
Sunrise Movement
Rep. Joyce Beatty’s Office
November 29, 2018

Testimony
SB 250 Critical Infrastructure
Ohio Senate Judiciary Committee
November 14, 2018

Co-Organizer
Ready for 100 General Meeting
Columbus Metropolitan Library – Franklinton Branch
November 14, 2018

Sierra Club Grassroots Network Campaign Planning Workshop
U.S. Fish & Wildlife National Conservation Training Center
Shepherdsville, W.V.
October 19-21, 2018

Organizer
Ready for 100 Research Party
October 7, 2018

Speaker
Josh Fox Performance: The Truth Has Changed
Wexner Center for the Arts
September 14, 2018

Interview
American Cities Climate Challenge
City of Columbus
September 12, 2018

Interview Prep (pdf)
American Cities Climate Challenge
Ready for 100 Columbus
September 11, 2018

Co-Organizer and Speaker (pef)
Rise for Climate, Jobs, and Justice
Sierra Club’s Ready for 100, Ohio Poor People’s Campaign, Sierra Club Ohio Chapter, Ohio Interfaith Power & Light, Central Ohio Worker Center, Central Ohioans for Peace, Unitarian Universalist Justice Ohio, Move to Amend Central Ohio, Columbus Community Bill of Rights, Simply Living, Ohio Sustainable Business Council, Citizens Climate Lobby, Columbus CWA, Defend Our Future – Ohio, Central Ohio Progressive Democrats of America, Yes We Can: Columbus Working Families, Progress Hilliard, and Community Organizing Center for Mother Earth.
September 8, 2018

Speaker
The Big Table: Environment
Columbus Foundation
August 29, 2018

Sunrise Movement Action
Democratic National Committee Meeting
Chicago
August 23, 2018

Co-Organizer and Moderator
Reinventing Power Film and Discussion
Ready for 100 Columbus
August 9, 2018

Global Day of Solidarity and Sending Forth Call to Action Mass Rally
Poor People’s Campaign
Washington, D.C.
June 23, 2018

Speaker
Global Wind Day
Sierra Club Ohio Chapter
June 15, 2018

Organizer (pdf) and Speaker (pdf)
Clean Energy for All Ohio Training
Ready for 100 and Sierra Club Ohio Chapter
June 2, 2018

Speaker
Art, Energy, Flowers & Bread
Ready for 100 Columbus
May 24, 2018

Internship (pdf)
Sierra Club Ready for 100 Columbus
Summer 2018

Study Abroad: South Africa
May 5-22, 2018

Speaker (pdf)
Solar Day Tour: Horizons Company
Ohio Sierra Club
May 3, 2018

Organizer Internship
Ready for 100 Columbus
Summer 2018

Testimony (pdf)
Bobcat Trapping
Ohio Fish and Game Commission
April 23, 2018

Co-Organizer (pdf)
Aerial Art Project at Earth Day
Ready for 100 Columbus
April 22, 2018

Speaker (pdf)
Simply Living Meetup with Sierra Club’s Ready for 100 Campaign
March 27, 2018

Presentation
Stakeholder and SWOT Analysis (ppt)
Sierra Club Ohio Chapter
March 18, 2018

Panelist
The Future of Energy: Lateral Power to the People Film and Discussion
Simply Living
March 18, 2018

Testimony (pdf)
Bobcat Trapping
Ohio Wildlife Council
March 14, 2018

Co-Writer
Comments on Columbus Climate Adaptation Plan (pdf)
Ready for 100 Columbus
March 11, 2018

Co-Organizer
Ready for 100 Grassroots Training
March 13, 2018

Video Question
Gov. John Kasich State of the State
Ohio Environmental Council
March 7, 2018

Written Comments 1 and 2 (jpgs)
Bobcat Trapping
Ohio Division of Wildlife Open House
March 3, 2018

Co-Organizer
Volunteer Kickoff Meeting
Ready for 100 Columbus
February 20, 2018

Testimony (pdf)
AEP Ohio Electric Security Plan
Public Utilities Commission of Ohio
February 12, 2018

Speaker
Fossil Free Fast
Simply Living
January 31, 2018

Presentation (pdf)
Ready for 100 Columbus
Sierra Club Ohio Chapter Retreat
January 26-28, 2018

Speaker
Sierra Club New Year Social
Sierra Club Central Ohio Group
January 24, 2018

Speaker
January Green Drinks
Green Columbus
January 17, 2018

2017

Speaker (pdf)
March for Tax Justice Columbus
Save Grad Ed, Working America, AFL-CIO, Indivisible, Divest OSU, and Ohio Sierra Club
December 9, 2017

Bernie Sanders Protecting Working Families Rally
Dayton, OH
December 2, 2017

Testimony (pdf)
Clean Power Plan
Environmental Protection Agency Hearing
Charleston, W.V.
November 28, 2017

Lead Presenter
Solar Energy Development in Six Southwestern States (ppt)
ENR 5210 Environmental Impact Assessment.
November 21, 2017

Speaker (pdf)
Climate Legacy Time Capsule: Columbus
Sunrise Movement
November 18, 2017

Speaker
Story Mapping and Public Narrative (pdf)
Connect the Dots Training
Sierra Club Ohio Chapter
November 4, 2017

Co-Organizer
Sunrise Ohio Leadership Training
October 22, 2017

Co-Organizer
Data Entry Party
Ready for 100 Columbus
October 18, 2017

Lead Lobbyist
Faith and Climate Lobby Day
Ohio Sierra Club
October 12, 2017

Speaker (pdf)
Oil and Gas Threat Map Tele Press Conference
October 11, 2017

Speaker
Climate Change Teach-In
Otterbein University
September 11, 2017

Speaker (pdf)
This Land is Our Land: Stop ETP/Save Wayne National Forest Rally
September 8, 2017

Panelist
Before the Flood Film and Discussion
Gateway Film Center
September 5, 2017

Speaker
Sierra Student Coalition Meeting
August 30, 2017

Co-Organizer
Ready for 100 Columbus Volunteer Training
August 8, 2017

Panelist
An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power
August 3, 2017

Presentation (pdf)
Strategic Planning
Sierra Club Ohio Chapter
June 25, 2017

Media Relations
Don’t Take Our Health Care Rally with Senator Bernie Sanders
Columbus, OH
July 25, 2017

Mobilize 88 Summit
July 22, 2017

Co-Organizer
Environmental Coalition Launch (pdf)
Ready for 100 Coalition Launch
July 18, 2017

Connect the Dots Training
Sierra Club
Oakland, CA
July 13-16, 2017

Presentation (pdf)
June Green Drinks
Green Columbus
June 28, 2017

Ready for 100 Training
Sierra Club
Miami, FL
June 21-23, 2017

Testimony (pdf)
Ready for 100 Columbus
Columbus City Council
June 19, 2017

Speaker (pdf)
Make Columbus a Climate City
Yes We Can: Columbus Working Families
June 19, 2017

Presentation
The Climate Crisis and Its Solutions
Climate Reality Project
Upper Arlington, OH
June 17, 2017

Speaker
Hands Off Public Lands Rally and March
Alliance for Ohio’s Future
June 14, 2017

People’s Summit
Chicago
June 8-10, 2017

People’s Climate March
Washington, DC
April 29, 2017

March for Science
Washington, DC
April 23, 2017

Mentor
Climate Reality Training with Al Gore
Denver, CO
March 1-5, 2017

Co-Organizer
Volunteer Kickoff Meeting (pdf)
Ready for 100
February 25, 2017

Women’s March
Washington, D.C.
January 21, 2017

Organizer
Wayne National Forest Fracking Strategy Session
January 17, 2017

Speaker (pdf)
Our First Stand: Save Social Security & Healthcare
Ohio Revolution
January 15, 2017

Conservation Committee Kickoff (pdf)
Sierra Club Central Ohio Group
January 12, 2017

Speaker
Rally Against Trump’s Climate Denier Cabinet (pdf)
Central Ohio Climate Action Coalition
January 9, 2017

Lobby Meeting
Sen. Rob Portman’s Office
Central Ohio Climate Action Coalition
January 9, 2017

2016

Standing Rock
November 22-27, 2016

Organizer
Wayne National Forest Action
Sen. Portman’s Office
November 3, 2016

Organizer
Petition: Tell Ohio Gov. John Kasich to recall 37 state troopers from North Dakota!
51,044 supporters on change.org
October 30, 2016

Organizer
Non-Violent Direct Action for Wayne National Forest Coalition Meeting (pdf)
Ohio Revolution, Ohio Environmental Council, Sierra Club Ohio Chapter, Athens County Frack Action Network, Columbus Community Bill of Rights
October 27, 2016

Speaker
March for Fair Trade (pdf)
Columbus, OH
October 8, 2016

Democratic National Convention
Philadelphia, PA
July 25-28, 2016

March for a Clean Energy Revolution
March for Bernie
Democratic National Convention
Philadelphia, PA
July 24, 2016

Study Abroad: Iceland
The Ohio State University
June 8-23, 2016

Testimony (pdf)
SB 331 Dog Sales Bill
Ohio Senate Finance Committee
May 25, 2016

Testimony (pdf)
HB 166 Dog Sales Bill
Ohio Senate Ways and Means Committee
May 11, 2016

Civil Disobedience Arrest 1
Democracy Awakening Climate Day
Washington, D.C.
April 16, 2016

Presentation
Inside the Paris Agreement (pdf)
Bexley Public Library
March 31, 2016

Organizer and Panelist
Film Showing: Merchants of Doubt
Sierra Club Central Ohio Group
March 30, 2016

Presentation
Paris Agreement (pdf)
Northwest Area Progressives
March 22, 2016

Democratic Primary Town Hall
Ohio State University
Columbus, OH
March 13, 2016

Bernie Sanders Rally
Ohio State University
Columbus, OH
March 13, 2016

Testimony
Pet store ordinance
Grove City Council
March 7, 2016

Written Testimony
Pet store ordinance
Grove City Council
January 19, 2016

2015

Paris Climate Conference
Paris, France
November 27-December 12, 2015

Presentation
Carbon Fee and Dividend
Simply Living Transition Hub
September 3, 2015

Citizens Climate Lobby National Conference
Washington, D.C.
June 19-22, 2015

Organizer
Lobby Visits to Ohio Members of Congress
Citizen’s Climate Lobby
June 22, 2015

Climate Reality Training with Al Gore
Cedar Rapids, Iowa
May 5-7, 2015

Study Abroad: Costa Rica
March 14-22, 2015

2014

Ohio’s Dangerous Wild Animals Act of 2012: Enactment, Implementation, and Evaluation (pdf)
PUBAFRS 6000
December 9, 2014

Presentation
Carbon Fee and Dividend (pdf)
PUBAFRS 6000
December 4, 2014

Organizer
Citizens Climate Lobby
Columbus Chapter Launch
November 21, 2014

Organizer
Canvass with the Candidate
Grove City, Ohio
September 27-28, 2014

Presentation
Climate Change Impacts: Energy
ENR 7380 Climate and Society
School of Environment and Natural Resources
September 17, 2014

Organizer
Grove City Canvass
Ohio Democratic Party
September 6-7, 2014

Organizer
Franklin County Grassroots Academy
Ohio Democratic Party
August 23, 2014

Testimony
Carbon Pollution Standards (pdf)
Environmental Protection Agency Hearing
PIttsburgh, PA
July 31, 2014

2013

Interview
Fox Hollow Farm
Fredericktown, OH
November 16, 2013

Wolf Timbers Site Visit
Bolivar, OH
Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries
July 21, 2013

IFAW Press Conference
Big Cat Public Safety Act
July 2, 2013

Legislative Meetings
Reps. Sears and Patmon
Ohio Statehouse
June 14, 2013

Animal Care Expo
Humane Society of the United States
Nashville, TN
May 7-12, 2013

STEPS Training
Capital Area Humane Society
Hilliard, OH
May 1 – June 29, 2020

Animals for Life Summit
Lewis Center, OH
March 20, 2013

Hoarding Rescue Case
Belmont County, OH
March 16, 2013

Austin Pets Alive Conference
Austin, TX
February 22-25, 2013

2012

Lobby Visits
Ohio State Legislators
With Carole Baskin, Big Cat Rescue, and Patty Finch, Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries
May 8-9, 2012

Testimony (pdf)
SB 310 Dangerous Wild Animals Act
House Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee
May 8, 2012

Testimony (pdf)
SB 310 Dangerous Wild Animals Act
Senate Agriculture, Environment & Natural Resources Committee
April 24, 2012

Testimony from Sanctuary Directors (pdf)
SB 310 Dangerous Wild Animals Act
April 9-23, 2012

Interview
Primate Rescue Center
Nicholasville, KY
April 7, 2012

2011

National Animal Rights Conference
Los Angeles, CA
July 21-23, 2011

Interview
Wildlife Waystation
Angeles National Forest, CA
July 17, 2011

Interview
Henry Doorly Zoo
Omaha, NE
April 21, 2011

Letter to Gov. Kasich
Ohio Exotic Animal Ban
January 25, 2011

2010

Interview
Dallas Zoo
Dallas, TX
December 28, 2010

Interview
Houston Zoo
Houston, TX
December 23, 2010

Interview
San Antonio Zoo
San Antonio, TX
December 22, 2010

Interview
The Born Free Primate Sanctuary
Dilley, TX
December 21, 2010

Interview
Austin Zoo and Santuary
Austin, TX
December 20, 2010

Interview
International Exotic Animal Sanctuary
Boyd, TX
December 19, 2010

Interview
Center for Great Apes
Wauchula, FL
August 3, 2010

Interview
Save the Chimps
Fort Pierce, FL
August 2, 2010

Interview
Jungle Friends Primate Sanctuary
Gainesville, FL
July 31, 2010

Interview
Big Cat Rescue
Tampa, FL
July 30, 2010

Interview
Lowry Park Zoo
Tampa
July 28, 2010

Taking Action for Animals Conference
Humane Society of the United States
Washington, D.C.
July 23-25, 2010

2009

Interview
Tiger Ridge Exotics
Stony Ridge, OH
August 23, 2009

Interview
Detroit Zoo
Detroit, MI
August 21, 2009

Interview
Happy Trails Farm Animal Sanctuary
Ravenna, OH
August 16, 2009

Interview
Exotic Feline Rescue Center
Center Point IN
August 8-9, 2009

Interview
Cincinnati Zoo
Cincinnati, OH
August 7, 2009

Interview
Noah’s Lost Ark
Berlin Center, OH
July 18, 2009

Interview
Conservator’s Center
Mebane, NC
June 27, 2009

Interview
Carolina Tiger Rescue
Pittsboro, NC
June 27, 2009

Interview
North Carolina Zoo
Asheboro, NC
June 22, 2009

Interview
ME Zoo
Parker City, IN
June 14, 2009

Interview
Black Pine Animal Sanctuary
Albion, IN
June 12, 2009

Animal Care Volunteer
Best Friends Animal Sanctuary
Kenab, Utah
March 22-26, 2009

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