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Education

For nearly two decades the Sustainable Living Association has been at the forefront of the sustainable living and lifestyle movement in our region. As a community working collectively, our impact continues to grow through outreach and education.

Outreach

We are a non-profit organization committed to applying vision and expertise towards a sustainable future for all. We are a solution driven organization with the distinguishing quality to move people towards powerful and profound choices in an effort to stave off complacence about issues affecting our world.

Community

Our educational programs and events offer creative challenges, delivering valuable, long-term benefits for a wide range of community interests that improve the relationship between people and the planet.

150,000

PEOPLE EDUCATED

365

DAYS WE WORK

5

AWARDS

20

YEARS IN BUSINESS

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Executive Director

Kellie Falbo

Kellie's natural interests in creating a balanced world between human development, our respect for the environment and social responsibility have become her professional journey.

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President

Stacey Baumgarn

Stacey is the Campus Energy Coordinator at Colorado State University, where he is responsible for energy, water, and resource conservation education and outreach.

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Vice President

Aleta Weller

Aleta is the Senior Research and Engagement Officer at Colorado State University’s School of Global Environmental Sustainability.

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Treasurer

Javier Echeverria

Sustainability Coordinator & Herb Farmer at Motherlove Herbal Company.

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Secretary

Corey Odell

Corey Odell is the Sustainability Coordinator at Odell Brewing. Corey grew up in the beer industry and started working at Odell Brewing while earning her ecology degree at the University of Colorado.

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Board Member

Wendy Serour

Wendy is a Strategic Accounts Specialist for the City of Fort Collins Utilities. She develops partnerships within the Fort Collins community and provides a variety of support to Utilities’ customers with an emphasis on electric and water conservation to help decrease operational costs.

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Board Member

Michelle Finchum

Michelle is the Municipal Sustainability Specialist for the City of Fort Collins working to develop a culture of sustainability and operational excellence with an emphasis on the triple bottom line within the organization.

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Board Member

Diane Ernst

Diane is a public engagement specialist in Fort Collins, Colorado. Her goal is to have a sustainable impact on individuals, communities and local business. Her passion is to connect people to their community and to empower them to be leaders in sustainability and stewardship.

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Board Member

Mike Soderholm

Mike is the former VP of Marketing at Otter Products. He has a strong background in brand strategy, digital marketing, PR, events and e-commerce.

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Task Force Member

Rebecca Lampl

Rebecca Lampl is a student at CSU studying Biology and Horticulture. She is passionate about protecting the environment, promoting sustainability and conservation.

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Intern

Gillian Lasher

Gillian is a first-year student at Colorado College majoring in Environmental Studies. She is primarily interested in sustainable, community-based development.

A Bit About Us

As an educational non-profit organization, the Sustainable Living Association appeals to all of us as users of the earth’s natural resources. SLA targets those interested in, curious about, or deeply involved in sustainable living options.

 

As educated community members, we can each reduce the impact on our environment by developing sustainable lifestyles. Living a sustainable lifestyle ensures that social, environmental and economic systems offer a healthy and meaningful life for our citizens, without compromising these factors for future generations.

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