Below is a list of previous speakers that have presented at the ENS program's “What can I do with an ENS major?” speaker series.
April 17, 2019
Angela Poe, Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government
Angela Poe is the Program Manager for Public Information and Engagement for the Department of Environmental Quality and Public Works in Lexingtom.
March 20, 2019
Dr. Betsy Taylor, LiKEN
LiKEN, the Livelihoods Knowledge Exchange Network, supports democratic learning collaborations that build local livelihoods and wealth. Dr. Betsy Taylor is the founding director of LiKEN.
October 18, 2018
John Gagel, Lexmark International, Inc.
Lexmark provides imaging solutions, technologies, and services to businesses. John Gagel is Lexmark's Senior Manager for Global Corporate Sustainability.
September 20, 2018
Marty Marchaterre, Copperhead Environmental Consulting
Copperhead Environmental Consulting is a firm that specializes in environmental regulatory compliance and ecological inventories. Marty Marchaterre is a Senior Environmental Planner with Copperhead.
April 11, 2018
Ben Gilmer, Refresh Appalachia
“Refresh Appalachia is an economic and workforce development initiative that establishes training and development programs to increase the success of farmers in Central Appalachia, strengthen local food systems, increase access to healthy food, and distribute local products to regional markets.”
March 20, 2018
Amy Sohner, Bluegrass Greensource
“Bluegrass Greensource is a nonprofit environmental education organization that works to empower the citizens of Central Kentucky to create a sustainable environment in our communities. They provide outreach to schools, businesses, local governments, and citizens throughout the region.”
Feb. 20, 2018
Nikita Perumal & Sharon Murphy, Kentuckians for the Commonwealth
“KFTC is a statewide organization with a commitment to justice and grassroots action. KFTC has long been a champion for the air, water, and land of coal communities hurt by mountaintop removal coal mining, advocating for clean and affordable energy options for all Kentuckians.”
Jan. 23, 2018
Tom Fitzgerald, Kentucky Resources Council
“Kentucky Resources Council is an environmental advocacy organization offering legal and strategic assistance without charge to individuals, communities, and organizations with environmental concerns.”
Nov. 7, 2017
Rebecca Self, FoodChain
FoodChain is a Lexington nonprofit that works to forge links between our community and fresh food through education and demenstration of sustainabile food systems--most notably their aquaponics system.
Oct. 10, 2017
The Kentucky Heritage Land Conservation Fund seeks to preserve and conserve natural areas in Kentucky.