ADVISORY BOARD

Peter Zibinski 

Co-founder

Peter graduated from Ithaca College in 2017 with a B.S. in Integrated Marketing Communications and a minor in Environmental Studies. As the intern communications director for Weaver Wind Energy, a manufacturer of small-scale wind turbines and renewable energy systems, Peter established an online presence for the company and helped showcase the brand’s state-of-the-art turbine technology. He also created online content and managed the company’s various contact points.

Sydney O'Shaughnessy

Co-founder

Sydney graduated from Ithaca College in 2017 with a B.A. in Journalism and a B.S. in Environmental Science. She wrote for The Ithacan, and in 2016 covered the South Carolina GOP Primary for NBC. She also  interned in 2015 as a marketing and social media coordinator for the Carthage Area Chamber of Commerce and as an editor/photographer/reporter for both the Carthage Republican Tribune and the Journal & Republican. Sydney currently teaches earth science in NYC and freelances as a science writer and journalist. She is deeply passionate about science and the natural world and is pursuing work in science journalism.

 

Ryan Kresge

Former Social Media Director and Editor

Ryan graduated from Ithaca College in 2018 with a B.A. in Environmental Studies. In 2017-2018, he interned with the Committee on U.S. and Latin American Relations (CUSLAR) – an organization that critiques U.S. involvement in Latin American with the focus on promoting the autonomy of Latin American peoples. His research focus is on the structural nature of climate change denial through examination of global patterns of rhythm and music. He presented a paper on his preliminary research at the 2018 annual meeting of the Society for Social Studies of Science (4S) in Sydney, Australia. He is on the waitlist at York University. 

Kaylee Warner

Former Art Director and Editor

Kaylee graduated from Ithaca College in 2018 with a B.A. in Environmental Studies and minors in Sociology and Art. She is curious about how art and creative expression can be used as a tool to create dialogue about environmental issues. In 2017, she was awarded an IC Summer Scholar fellowship. While on fellowship, she created a painting series, "Embodied Landscapes,” that explores the interconnections of human body and the Earth within a violent and oppressive culture. Kaylee intends to pursue an MFA in painting.

 

Luke Watkins

Former Video Consultant

Luke graduated from Ithaca College in 2018 with a B.A. in Documentary Studies and Production and a minor in Sociology.  In 2017, he and five colleagues created 3 Point Productions, a small  film production company. Their first film, Walk on the Mountain, premiered at the 2017 BANFF Mountain Film Festival and was selected for the festival’s 2017/2018 global tour. He plans to continue using film to support environmental outreach.