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Jamie Racine, Wisconsin Delegate

School: University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh (alumna) Areas of Study: Journalism and History Jamie Racine, a South Milwaukee native, has served as a community and youth organizer across the state of Wisconsin since 2001. With her studies and two years of work with the Wisconsin Campus Compact AmeriCorps*VISTA program, Jamie has dedicated her career to developing connections […]

Danielle Ostafinski, Michigan Delegate

School: Grand Valley State University Area of Study: Liberal Studies with an emphasis in Sustainable Community Development After a summer working at Zion National Park, Danielle decided to combine her passion for the outdoors and for people by becoming a youth organizer on her campus and across the state of Michigan. She has coordinated student […]

Chalie Nevárez, Wisconsin Delegate

School: Marquette University Area of Study: Masters in Environmental Engineering Chalie received a Bachelors of Science in Civil Engineering from Marquette University and is currently pursuing a Masters Degree from Marquette, in Environmental Engineering. She is a Leadership in Environmental Energy and Design Accredited Professional (LEED AP) and holds a long-standing internship at MillerCoors in […]

Sarah Mullkoff, Michigan Delegate

School: Michigan State University, James Madison College (alumna) Area of Study: International Relations with a specialization environmental policy Sarah is currently working as the Michigan Campaigns Coordinator for Clean Water Action in Lansing. During her undergraduate program, Sarah played a leadership role in the Michigan Student Sustainability Coalition, served as a student assistant in the […]

Holly Jones, Iowa Delegate

School: University of Iowa Areas of Study: Environmental Studies and History A life-long resident of Iowa, Holly has a strong background in student organizing. She has worked with many environmental organizations, most extensively with the Sierra Student Coalition, and has organized in Des Moines for the March to ReEnergize Iowa, acted as chair of the […]

Jamie Horter, South Dakota Delegate

School: Augustana College Areas of Study: Art and Chemistry Jamie is the president of Augie Green, the environmental student group on campus, and a member of the Augustana Coalition for Social Justice, the Sioux Falls Transportation Committee, and Trash Initiative Focus Group in Sioux Falls. She participated in both the Powershift 2009 youth summit and […]

Chris Detjen, Policy and Partnerships Coordinator

School: University of Michigan- Ann Arbor (alumnus) Areas of Study: Program in the Environment and Political Science Chris Detjen is excited to join Expedition Copenhagen as an advisor on policy, campaigns, and strategic partnerships. He is a 2008 graduate of the University of Michigan–Ann Arbor, where he helped found the Michigan Student Sustainability Coalition. He […]

Maia Dedrick, Logistics Coordinator

School: University of Michigan Ann Arbor (alumna) Areas of Study: Anthropology, Classical Archaeology, and Cello Performance Maia grew up in Minnesota and attended school in Michigan and considers herself Midwestern through and through. In the summers of 2007 and 2008, Maia performed thesis research in Mayan archaeology in Belize. Her experiences studying anthropology at home […]

Megan Constans, North Dakota Delegate

School: North Dakota State UniversityArea of Study: Biochemistry Megan was one of 70 students across the nation chosen to participate in the ‘Change It’ conference, an advocacy and non-violent action training hosted by Greenpeace in 2008. She also participated in the Powershift 2009 youth summit and is actively engaged in building a network of youth […]

Aurora Conley, Minnesota Delegate

School: LCO Ojibwe Community College and University of Minnesota Morris Area of Study: Renewable Energy Aurora is Ojibwe from the Bad River Indian Reservation in Wisconsin, and recently worked as Executive Assistant for Honor the Earth in White Earth, Minnesota, a non-profit leader in the Native environmental movement. Aurora has organized, campaigned, and advocated for […]