THE CEF TEAM

Board of Directors

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Trevor Neilson

Trevor Neilson is the co-founder and CEO of i(x) investments. Prior to launching i(x) investments, Neilson served as President of G2...

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Rory Kennedy

Rory Kennedy is co-president and co-founder of Moxie Firecracker Films. She is an Academy Award®-nominated, Primetime...

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Sarah Ezzy

Sarah Ezzy has a deep background in philanthropy. She currently manages the Aileen Getty Foundation and previously served as a Director at Global...

Advisory Board

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Aileen Getty

Aileen is the Founding Donor of the Climate Emergency Fund. She has been an active philanthropist throughout her adult life. With a focus on improving the quality...

Bích Ngọc Cao

Bích Ngọc Cao serves on the board of Mother Jones, and founding COO for Define American, a nonprofit that fights injustice and...

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Bill McKibben

Bill McKibben is an author and environmentalist who in 2014 was awarded the Right Livelihood Prize, sometimes called the ‘alternative...

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David Wallace Wells

David Wallace-Wells is deputy editor at New York magazine and the author of the international best-seller The Uninhabitable Earth: Life After...

Geralyn Dreyfous

Geralyn Dreyfous has a wide, distinguished background in the arts, extensive experience in consulting in the philanthropic sector, and participates...

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Katie Eder

19-year-old Katie Eder is the Co-founder and Executive Director of Future Coalition, a national network that fosters community and...

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Laura Dawn
Acting Executive Director

Laura is a writer, director, political / cultural / digital strategist, and producer of social justice media and...

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Margaret Klein Salamon

Margaret Klein Salamon is the founder and Executive Director of The Climate Mobilization a volunteer-powered organization that is working to...

Xiuhtezcatl Martinez

Earth Guardians Youth Director Xiuhtezcatl Martinez, (pronounced ‘Shoe-Tez-Caht’) is a 19-year-old indigenous climate activist, hip-hop artist...