BA The Evergreen State College, Olympia Washington, 1992. US citizen resident in Ecuador since 1995. President Mindo Cloudforest Foundation since 2004. Project lead purchase and implementation of La Sorpresa Cloudforest Reserve, 1996-present. Project lead purchase and implementation of the Milpe and Rio Silanche Bird Santuaries, 2004-present. Project lead in creation of two PDDs with support from the Flemish Fund for Tropical Forests, Conservation International Ecuador, USAID and ECOPAR, 2008-present. Creator CarbonNeg brand of emissions offsets for the voluntary market, 2009-present.