Sally A. Ranney
Sally Ranney, a renowned environmental specialist and green business strategist, has years of experience in the for-profit and not-for-profit sectors with water, energy and land use policy; sustainable development, wildlife management and biodiversity. She has worked with several U.S. Presidents, including Carter and Clinton, and was appointed by President Reagan to serve on the President’s Commission on American Outdoors.
Ms. Ranney was a fellow at the Yale University School of Forestry and Environmental Studies and the School of Organization and Management (SOM) and appointed to Project 88, Harvard Kennedy School of Government. She founded Corridors of Life, the first and largest GIS project an NGO had ever undertaken in the U.S. Sally was Co-Chair in the Clinton transition team to develop a $650 million conservation youth corps, major components of which were included in AmeriCorps. Representative awards include the Horace Albright Award and the Meritorious Conservation Award.
Sally is currently Co-Director of AREDAY (American Renewable Energy Day) Summit www.areday.net; CEO of Stillwater Preservation, a wetlands mitigation banking company; Co-Founder and Anchor for the new TV show, “A Matter of Degree”; amatterofdegreemedia.com; Managing Partner of American Renewable Energy Equity Partners, LLC, and President of Rising Wolf International, Inc., a specialized consulting group. She serves on the Earth Day Network’s Women and Green Economy Committee (WAGE), the advisory boards of the Sonoran Mexico Jaguar Project and Lighthawk, the Steering Committee for the iMatter Campaign of Kids vs. Global Warming, an international network of youth marching for climate justice, www.imattermarch.org. Her work extends throughout the United States, Canada, South America, the Arctic, Australia and Africa, with an expedition to the Congo planned this summer to study the world’s second largest carbon sink.