Arlington, VA – Today, Rare, a global leader in social change for conservation, welcomed five new members to its Board of Trustees. The new trustees hail from the worlds of business, branding, philanthropy, non-profits, and entertainment. The new trustees are:
Baird is a Senior Director of Global Communications at Nike. Previously she led the Washington, DC office of Ogilvy. Baird is Sicangu Lakota and Oneida, an enrolled member of the Rosebud Sioux Tribe, and a recipient of the 2017 ColorComm Circle Award recognizing women of color who are changing the face of the industry.
Berg is President of The Better Angels Society, supporting the work of Ken Burns and others. She formerly served for 16 years as Executive Vice President of Operations at the Aspen Institute, and in municipal leadership positions in Colorado and California.
Boyd is a Principal and Senior Managing Director at Arabella Advisors, where he helps clients effectively and efficiently deploy philanthropic and investment capital for good. Prior to joining Arabella, Bruce served for 13 years at The Nature Conservancy, including running the Illinois program.
Marshall, a senior advisor with the global brand consulting firm Lippincott, is a renowned marketing executive with experience advising Fortune 500 companies in branding, marketing, innovation, and digital transformation. He also founded Potential Energy, a nonprofit startup dedicated to fighting climate change.
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Toliver is the Executive Vice President of Creative for Sony Pictures Animation. Toliver has extensive experience in producing and developing feature films, and is the producer of the Academy Award®-winning animated short film, “Hair Love.”
“We are honored to have these visionary and accomplished leaders join Rare and provide invaluable guidance as we work to maximize our impact around the world,” said Brett Jenks, President and CEO of Rare. “The diversity of their backgrounds, experiences, and skills will strengthen our work for people and nature. I am personally looking forward to partnering with each of them.”
The new trustees join a Board of Trustees already comprised of leaders from business, academia, finance, social justice and conservation. Rare’s board can be viewed here.
Rare is the global leader in using behavior change to help local leaders inspire their communities to take pride in and protect their natural resources. Charity Navigator gives Rare 4 stars, its highest ranking. Learn more at rare.org.