2014: Who Was There?

Detailed Schedule    |    Speaker/Artist Bios

Join people from many walks of life, businesses, organizations and bioregions at the 2014 Summit, including the following:

*denotes speaker/presenting artist

  • Michael Abbate, chief operating officer, Common Capital, Holyoke MA
  • Jonathan Aird, student, Marlboro College, Marlboro VT
  • Dana Allen, Lintilhac Foundation, Shelburne VT
  • Keith Arnold, creator and owner, Duo Restaurant, Brattleboro VT
  • Vaidotas Asmonas, attache for agriculture and commerce, Embassy of the Republic of Lithuania, Washington DC
  • *Michael Auerbach, Brattleboro Union High School, Brattleboro VT
  • Andrew Avery, Morning Sun Mindfulness Center, Alstead NH
  • John Bailey
  • Jesse Baker, photographer, Claremont NH
  • Ben Bakkum, student, University of Virginia, Yorktown VA
  • Carleton Bakkum, Rector, Grace Episcopal Church, Yorktown VA
  • Carter Bakkum, student, University of Virginia, Yorktown VA
  • *Bill Baue, corporate sustainability architect
  • Joe Baz, Cambridge MA
  • *Mike Bellamente, executive director, Climate Counts
  • Bill Berry, The Sandy River Charitable Foundation, Farmington ME
  • Irene Berry, Saddleback Ski Area, Farmington ME
  • *Cathy Berry, managing director, Baldwin Investment Management, LLC
  • *Nathanael Berry, program director, Sandy River Foundation, North Baldwin NY
  • Mary Clare Bissell, student, Goddard College, Burlington VT
  • Betsy BlackLoan & Outreach Officer, Cooperative Fund of New England, Concord NH
  • Kyler Blodgett, Student, Middlebury College, Middlebury VT
  • Emily Bogin, Student, Middlebury College, Middlebury VT
  • Charis Boke, researcher, Cornell University, Springfield VT
  • Stephanie Bonin, creator and owner, Duo Restaurant, Brattleboro VT
  • Sandra Boston, Greening Greenfield, Greenfield MA
  • Michael Bosworth, Brattleboro VT
  • *Ingrid Bredenberg, strategic coach and creativity expert, Bredenberg Associates
  • Coralina Breuer, Lewiston ME
  • Linda Brown, student, World Learning – SIT, Brattleboro VT
  • Mari Brunner, sustainability consultant, Keene NH
  • -Leonard BullLogical Solutions Consulting LLC, New Haven VT
  • *Eshu Bumpus, storyteller, Folktales.Net, Holyoke MA
  • *Larken Bunce, co-director of Vermont Center for Integrative Herbalism, Middlesex VT
  • Rebecca Busansky, PVGrows Loan Fund, Northampton MA
  • *Edgar Cahn, founder, Time Banks USA
  • Sophie Esser Calvi, Global Food Studies Coordinator, Middlebury College, Middlebury VT
  • Maurice Casey, Vermont Foodbank, Brattleboro VT
  • Larry Cassidy, Brattleboro VT
  • Marilyn Castriotta, Antioch University New England, Keene NH
  • -Pat Cavanaugh, Annual Giving Director, Marlboro College, Marlboro VT
  • Marilyn Chiarello, A Taste of Light, Brattleboro VT
  • Katherine Chamberlain, Student, Middlebury College, Middlebury VT
  • Tom Church, Creative Renovations LLC, Easton PA
  • Joseph Cincotta, principal architect, LineSync Architecture, Wilmington VT
  • *Dave Cohenpsychotherapist and ecopsychologist, Brattleboro VT
  • Josh Cohen, Pelham MA
  • Raines Cohen, cohousing coach, Slow Homes:Cohousing/Ecovillage/Aging in Community, Berkeley CA
  • Susal Stebbins Collins, Transition Dummerston, Dummerston VT
  • William Collins, Dummerston Energy Committee, Dummerston VT
  • Sean ConleyDirector for Graduate & Professional Studies, Marlboro College, Brattleboro VT
  • William Corcoran, Hartford Friends, Windsor CT
  • Megan Cousino, Student, Middlebury College, Middlebury VT
  • Ann Cromarty, Riegelsville NJ
  • David Cundy, Iona College, New Rochelle NY
  • Jack Davidson, Trust Company of Vermont, Brattleboro VT
  • Judy Davidson, psychologist, Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction Teaching, Brattleboro VT
  • Allen Davis, Drive 55 Campaign, Dublin NH
  • *Jed Davis, director of Sustainability, Cabot Creamery Co-operative, Waitsfield VT
  • Brian DegenFieldstone Capital Partners, LLC, Waitsfield VT
  • Margae Diamond, Trillium Assett Management, Larkspur CA
  • Bonnie Jean Dibelius, Hartford Friends, Windsor CT
  • Claire DiLeo, student, Charlemont Academy, Cummington MA
  • Paul DiLeo, founder & managing partner, Grassroots Capital Management, New York NY & Plainfield MA
  • Akara Draper, E. Dummerson VT
  • Robert DuGrenier, Taft Hill Farm, W. Townshend VT
  • Robert Dunbar, Dummerston VT
  • *Rachel Dutton, Sustainability Manager for UMASS Auxiliary, Amherst MA
  • Sam Dutton, Student, Leland and Gray High School, Townshend VT
  • Adeena Dworkin, Ithaca NY
  • *Samantha Eagle, medical director, Biologic Integrative Healthcare, Brattleboro VT
  • *Charles Eisenstein, speaker and writer, Camp Hill PA
  • Gail-Elizabeth England, Vermont Public Radio, Colchester VT
  • Marilou Esguerra, faculty member, Goddard College, Freeland MD
  • Pat Evans
  • Marlene Everingham, Brattleboro VT
  • Steven Farnham, artificer, Northfield VT
  • Justine Farrow, Rutland VT
  • Stacy Feiner, Moreland Hills OH
  • Kristen Fledderjohn, student, SIT World Learning, Brattleboro VT
  • Anna Flinchbaugh, Student, Middlebury College, Middlebury VT
  • *Eugene Friesen, cellist, Brattleboro VT
  • Thara Fuller, After-School Program Director, Windham Central Supervisory Union, Townshend VT
  • *Kyle Garner, CEO, New Chapter, Brattleboro VT
  • Sheila GallagherAlliance for Sustainable Communities of the Lehigh Valley, Easton PA
  • Kyle Garner, CEO, New Chapter, Brattleboro VT
  • *Cary Gauntsustainability and spirituality teacher, retreat leader, and consultant, Brattleboro VT
  • Marie Goodwin, Media PA
  • Jackie GouldOpening Minds, Brattleboro Vt
  • Rachel Greenberger, Director, Food Sol at Babson College, Babson Park MA
  • Eva Greene, musician, All Souls Church (Brattleboro), E. Dummerston VT
  • Gurlyn Grewal, Student, Middlebury College, Middlebury VT
  • Vern GrubingerUniversity of Vermont Extension and Northeast SARE, Brattleboro VT
  • Rachel Gualco, marketing manager, Echo Point Books and Media, Brattleboro VT
  • Claire Halveson, Dummerston VT
  • Denise Hampton, activist, 350.org, Brattleboro VT
  • Ben Harris, Student, Middlebury College, Middlebury VT
  • Lori Hanau, Global Round Table Leadership, Keene NH
  • Isabel Hansen, student, Williams College, Williamstown MA
  • *Lindel Hart, owner/director of Hart Yoga, Shelburne Falls MA
  • Sherill HatchEducator/Visionary, Saugerties NY
  • Lisa Hawkins, Pittsfield MA
  • Brian Hentz, Ph.D. Candidate, Univ. of Connecticut, Neag School of Education, West Hartford CT
  • *Beth Hooker, Director of Food, Farm and Sustainability, Hampshire College, Amherst MA
  • Shel Horowitz, Founder, Business For a Better World, Hadley MA
  • *Bonnie Hudspeth, membership & outreach coordinator, Neighboring Food Co-op Association, Keene NH
  • Donald Huisingh, Emeritus Professor of Sustainable Development, University of Tennessee, Knoxville TN
  • Jo Huisingh, leader, Nob Hill Notions Quilter’s Association, Knoxville TN
  • Lester Humphreys, Brattleboro VT
  • John Hury, E. Dummerston VT
  • Amy Hyatt, Program Director, Vermont Wilderness School, Brattleboro VT
  • Sybil Idelkope, designer, LineSync Architecture, Wilmington VT
  • Phil Innes, Vermont Views Magazine, Brattleboro VT
  • Kristina Israel, marketing and education outreach coordinator, Putney Food Co-op, Putney VT
  • Hannah Jacobson-Hardy, fundraising events co-ordinator, Northeast Organic Farming Association, Haydenville MA
  • Eileen Jager, Easthampton VT
  • Kate JellemaMarlboro College Graduate & Professional Studies, Brattleboro VT
  • *Terry Jenoure, visual artist, musician, writer, and educator
  • Mary Jensen, West Chesterfield NH
  • Miriam John, Animal Communicator/Caregiver, Saugerties NY
  • Werner JohnEvolveTogether.net, Saugerties NY
  • *Amy Johnquest, artist, BannerQueen, Holyoke MA
  • Christy Johnson, Brattleboro VT
  • Tim Johnson, reporter, WTSA radio, Brattleboro VT
  • Linda Jones, E. Dummerston VT
  • Carl Judd-Wright, Student, Leland and Gray High School, Townshend VT
  • Ellen Kahler, Executive Director, Vermont Sustainable Jobs Fund, Montpelier VT
  • Donna K-Brooks, Brattleboro VT
  • Steven K-Brooks, Brattleboro Time Trade, Brattleboro VT
  • Becca King, Greening Greenfield, Greenfield MA
  • Robert King, Chosen Garden, Putney VT
  • Jody Kramer, Putney VT
  • Andrea Kreiner, A. Kreiner Co., Dover DE
  • Pam Kristan, chief slow-down officer, PK Consulting, Jamaica Plain MA
  • Robert Kropp, reporter, SocialFunds.com, Brattleboro VT
  • Jennifer Ladd, trainer/advisor, Class Action/JL Consulting, Northampton MA
  • Beverly Langeveld, World Learning, Vernon VT
  • Martin Langeveld, Summit coordinator, marketing director, Strolling of the Heifers, Brattleboro VT
  • Kim Latham, co-initiator, Transition Newton & NW NJ, Newton NJ
  • Adam Lemire, senior designer, LineSync Architecture, Wilmington VT
  • Gail Lennstrom, MARK Project, Margaretville NY
  • Elizabeth Levy, portfolio manager, Trillium Asset Management, Boston MA
  • Julie Lineberger, owner, LineSync Architecture, Wilmington VT
  • Crea Lintilhac, Lintilhac Foundation, Shelburne VT
  • Louise Lintilhac, Lintilhac Foundation, Shelburne VT
  • Will Lintilhac, Lintilhac Foundation, Shelburne VT
  • John Lippmann, Northfield MA
  • Alice Maes, Putney VT
  • Eliza Margolin, Student, Middlebury College, Middlebury VT
  • Maelenn Masson, Student, Middlebury College, Middlebury VT
  • Elizabeth Mathai, mathemagician, MatheMagic, Northfield VT
  • *Seamus Maynard, guitarist, Quiet In The Head, Ghent NY
  • Darcy McConnell, MD, Miller Place NY
  • Ellen McCulloch-Lovell, President, Marlboro College, Marlboro VT
  • Mark McElroy, executive director, Center for Sustainable Organizations, Thetford Center VT
  • Christian McEwen, Northampton MA
  • *Linda McInerney, Summit artistic director, founder & artistic director of Old Deerfield Productions, Deerfield MA
  • Larry McIntosh, Brattleboro VT
  • Ralph Meima, Brattleboro VT
  • Leigh Merinoff, Meadows Bee Farm, Haworth NJ
  • *Rob Michalak, global director of social mission, Ben & Jerry’s, So. Burlington VT
  • Lyn Miller, storyteller, Our Hybid Lives, LLC, Hanover NH
  • Anne Modena, West Roxbury MA
  • Dena Moses, owner & weaver, Vermont Weaving School, Putney VT
  • Terry Mollner, Chair, StakeHolders Capital, Inc., Shutesbury MA
  • Emma Morgan, writer, Greenfield MA
  • Renee Munday, Chagrin Falls OH
  • *Orly Munzing, founder and executive director, Strolling of the Heifers, Brattleboro VT
  • Hannah Rae Murphy, Student, Middlebury College, Middlebury VT
  • Kelley Louise Murray, Brattleboro VT
  • *Willow Nilsen, Ghent NY
  • Stephanie Nyzio, Art Teacher, Leland and Gray High School, Townshend VT
  • Susan Olson, Weatogue, CT
  • Sue O’Reilly-McRae, educator, Warwick MA
  • Elizabeth Oyler, Student, Middlebury College, Middlebury VT
  • Zygimantas Pavilionis, Ambassador, Embassy of the Republic of Lithuania, Washington DC
  • William Pearson, Brattleboro VT
  • Michael Pergola, Founder, Institute Re-Generative Learning, Milford CT
  • Marissa Perez, Student, Middlebury College, Middlebury VT
  • Olga Peters, senior reporter, The Commons, Brattleboro VT
  • *Martin Ping, executive director of the Hawthorne Valley Association, Ghent NY
  • Julie Potter, general manager, Strolling of the Heifers, Brattleboro VT
  • Karen Preuss, Director of Marketing, Hawthorne Valley Association, Ghent NY
  • Lucy Pulitzer, Amherst MA
  • Gabriella Radujko, director, Bronxville Public Library, Bronxville NY
  • Jenna Reichenbach, Student, Middlebury College, Middlebury VT
  • Erin Reid, Student, Middlebury College, Middlebury VT
  • *Stephanie Rearick, director, Dane County TimeBank, Madison WI
  • Judith Reichsman, InterPlay, Brattleboro VT
  • *Sabine Rhyne, marketing director, Brattleboro Food Co-op, Brattleboro VT
  • Randy Rice, Trillium Asset Management, Boston MA
  • Katherine RichardsonAntioch University New England, Keene NH
  • Nick RichardsonVP Enterprise & Finance, Vermont Land Trust, Montpelier VT
  • *Jen Risley, marketing & membership manager, Monadnock Food Co-op, Keene NH
  • *Vicki Robin, author, Your Money or Your Life
  • Liz Rogers, student, Bellows Falls VT
  • *Debbie Rooney, VP for Finance & CFO, The Vermont Community Foundation, Middlebury VT
  • Mary Rutkovsky, Brattleboro VT
  • Marjorie Sayer, Guilford VT
  • Steven Sayer, Guilford VT
  • Earl Schrader, Ames IA
  • Rebecca Schrader, Ames IA
  • *Janice St. Onge, president, VSJF Flexible Capital Fund, L3C, Montpelier VT
  • Kerry Secrest, Hon. Consul of Lithuania to Vermont, Watershed Coaching LLC, Brattleboro VT
  • Elyssa Serrilli, shepherdess, Turners Falls MA
  • Cathy Setterlin, New Milford CT
  • John ShannonJouve North America, Brattleboro VT
  • Amy Shapiro, Business Development Director, Franklin County (MA) Community Development Corporation, Greenfield MA
  • *Amit Sharma, financial entrepreneur, Guilford VT
  • *John Sheldon, guitarist, singer, songwriter
  • Lisa Sieverts, Facilitated Change, Harrisville NH
  • Jamie SilversteinMetta Earth Institute, Somerville MA
  • Marietta Skeen, Mindful Psychotherapy; Windhorse IMH, Northampton MA
  • Ron Slabaugh, Middlebury VT
  • Dave Smalley, Fultonville NY
  • Andrew Smith, Student, Middlebury College, Middlebury VT
  • Andy Smith, Andy Smith Photography, Philadelphia PA
  • *Suzette Snow-C0bb, co-general manager of Franklin Community Co-op, Greenfield MA
  • Holly Wren Spaulding, owner, LIFE/form, Hatfield MA
  • Brooke Stabler, Nashua NH
  • Wat Stearns, Brattleboro VT
  • Connor Stedman, Executive Director, Vermont Wilderness School
  • Sam Stegeman, CISA / PVGrows, South Deerfield MA
  • Tamara Stenn, SIT Graduate Institute, Brattleboro VT
  • Richard Stone, Ithaca NY
  • Karen Stupski, faculty member, Goddard College, Freeland MD
  • Alison Surdoval, Student, Middlebury College, Middlebury VT
  • Abby Sutton, Guilford Vt
  • Jeremy Szteiter, Jamaica Plain MA
  • *Jonathan Talbott, violinist, Quiet In The Head, Ghent NY
  • Pam Tidyman, St. Johnsbury VT
  • *Jonah Thomas, cellist, Quiet In The Head, Ghent NY
  • Rosaleen Torrey, Ellington CT
  • Melinda Tuhus, freelance journalist, Hamden CT
  • Bill Upholt, activist, Hartford CT
  • Sharon Valentine, co-owner, Logical Solutions Consulting LLC, New Haven VT
  • *Linda Weil, group facilitator and education coordinator, Brattleboro VT
  • Katie Weatherseed, Student, Middlebury College, Middlebury VT
  • William Wereley, practitioner, Sacred Spirit, Guilford VT
  • Steve Werthman, organizer, Broward Emergent Christians, Hollywood FL
  • Kathy Werthman, member, “The Gathering” house church, Hollywood FL
  • *Erica Wheeler, singer, songwriter,  ‘sense of place’ artist, speaker, educator and conservation advocate, Colrain MA
  • John Wilmerding, founder and convener, John Woolman College of Active Peace, Brattleboro VT
  • Alex Wilson, president, Resilient Design Institute, executive director, BuildingGreen, Inc., Brattleboro VT
  • Jerelyn Wilson, outreach director, BuildingGreen, Inc., Brattleboro VT
  • Laura Winter, Brattleboro VT
  • Marcia Winters, With Good Reasons LLC, Keene NH
  • Greg Worden, Vermont Artisan Designs, Brattleboro VT
  • Karen Wynkoop, Plainfield VT
  • Paul Yeghiayan, Associate Director of Philanthropy, Heifer International, Watertown NY