NCS | Speakers
Climate Politics, Post 2010
Call Date: October 6, 2010
Liz Butler , Campaign Director, 1SkyLiz Butler has more than 17 years of experience organizing and campaigning on environmental issues, with a focus on both market and legislative campaigns. After joining 1Sky in 2008 as Field and Outreach Director, she designed and implemented their nationwide grassroots mobilization effort that yielded hundreds of allies and hundreds of thousands of individual advocates. In 2009 she was named Deputy Campaign Director and assumed oversight of all the campaigning elements. In September of 2010 she became Campaign Director.
Prior to 1Sky, Butler was a co-founder of ForestEthics, where she spent 10 years as the Organizing Director. She designed and implemented ForestEthics’ overall organizing strategy and built the organizing team. During that time, ForestEthics’ work resulted in the protection of over 50 million acres of forests in the U.S., Canada, and Chile. Butler also served as the National Organizing Director for American Lands Alliance, the Director of Missouri Public Interest Research Group, and graduated from Green Corps' Environmental Leadership Training Program, where she received the third Alumni Achievement Award ever given by Green Corps. In 2010, Butler was awarded a 40 Under 40 Award by the New Leaders Council for her work. She lives just outside of Washington, D.C. with her son.
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