Team members share the changes they are making in the world:
The change I am making in the world is helping others see accessible ways to live more sustainably and feel positively about their personal transformation.
The change I am making in the world is small and endless simultaneously. Small, because an individual can only do so much, and endless, because being part of a community means having the power create lasting change on any scale.
The change I am making in the world is giving the sustainability community a global voice to share ideas to promote a greener tomorrow.
Joe Riemann is Associate Director at Shared Capital Cooperative and accountant and board member for Seward Child Care Center. In addition to his co-op outreach and operations work with Shared Capital, he is also co-founder of Cooperative Principal, a federation of cooperative investment clubs. Previously, Joe was the manager of finance and administration for Land Stewardship Project. He also held a number of positions at The Wedge Community Co-op, including produce staff, the organic certification coordinator, and developer of farmer relations and consumer outreach materials. During that time, he also worked on food and environmental policy research at the Institute…
Kristine is a graduate of Beloit College and has worked at a variety of non-profits in Massachusetts and Wisconsin. She is passionate about community issues and sustainability, and is especially interested in recycling, composting and eating locally. Kristine recently joined the Master Water Stewards program through the Minnehaha Creek Watershed District and hopes to fill her neighborhood with raingardens. She enjoys reading, writing, cooking from a CSA share and growing vegetables from seed.
Nicole is a full-time Realtor, licensed in both Minnesota and Wisconsin. Her ability to problem-solve, her passion for the business, and her dedication to the community makes her a valuable member of “Katey Bean & Company” at Keller Williams Realty Integrity Lakes. She is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse in Business Management and Women Studies, which has prepared her for the entrepreneurial real estate lifestyle she desires and her commitment to equality. Along with a passion for homes, she also has a passion for customer service because of her background in the Hospitality and Retail Industries. Moving…
Olivia House is an up and coming freelance graphic designer from Minneapolis. A recent high school grad, Olivia will be studying graphic design and marketing in the fall at Augsburg College, where she will also be playing soccer. Olivia is excited to climb on board with the Do it Green! Minnesota team and is hoping to learn more about ways she can help conserve the environment.
Sara is a Certified Public Accountant; she worked in the public accounting sector for several years and then left to pursue personal interests overseas. Sara randomly picked up the original Do It Green! publication in 2006 after returning to the US and contacted the organization for opportunities to volunteer and familiarize herself with the “green” community. Now, years later she currently serves as Accountant and Co-Publisher. Her other interests involve accounting work for local nonprofits and small businesses, yoga, writing and chasing after her two young children full time. She is deeply involved in the local Minneapolis community and feels…
The change I am making in the world is striving to improve everday and using this as an example to influence others to take small steps to do what they can to improve.