U.S. Stakeholder Council

The Stakeholder Council is made up of senior-level representatives from U.S.-based governments, corporations and nonprofit organizations. They inform the strategic direction of the chapter and ensures that its operations and technical services equitably meet the needs of all one trillion trees stakeholders.

Secretariat Representatives

Nicole Schwab

Co-Director of the Platform to Accelerate Nature-Based Solutions
World Economic Forum

Jad Daley

President and CEO
American Forests


Amanda Daly

Senior Director of Girl Scout Experience
Girl Scouts of the USA

Suzanne DiBianca

Chief Impact Officer & EVP of Corporate Relations

Ara Erickson

Director of Sustainability

Governor Tony Evers

State of Wisconsin

Karen Fang

Managing Director, Head of Global Sustainable Finance
Bank of America

Jay Farrell

Executive Director
National Association of State Foresters

Commissioner Hilary Franz

Washington State Commissioner of Public Lands

Taldi Harrison

Community and Government Affairs Manager
REI Co-op

Rita Hite

President and CEO
American Forest Foundation

Sophia Kianni

Founder and Executive Director
Climate Cardinals

Hadas Kushnir

Division Lead,
Center for Environment, Energy, and Infrastructure (EEI),
Bureau for Development, Democracy, and Innovation (DDI),
US Agency for International Development (USAID)

Dan Lambe

Arbor Day Foundation

Jennifer Merli

Vice President, Corporate Sustainability

Mary Mitsos

President and CEO
National Forest Foundation

Kevin Patel

Founder and Executive Director

Alton Perry

Sustainable Forestry and African American Land Retention (SFLR) Network
Roanoke Electric Cooperative

Regina Romero

City of Tucson

Peter Stein

Managing Director
Lyme Timber Company

Chris Swanston

Director, Northern Institute of Applied Climate Science
USDA Forest Service

Bryan Van Stippen

Bryan Van Stippen, Program Director
National Indian Carbon Coalition

Under Secretary for Natural Resources and Environment, Homer Wilkes

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