Second Nature Board of Directors

The Second Nature Board of Directors is comprised of a diverse set of leaders who are passionate about the mission to accelerate climate action through higher education.  They provide strategic oversight and hold fiduciary responsibility for Second Nature.

Timothy Carter, Ex Officio
President, Second Nature
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Javier Cevallos
President, American Academic Leadership Institute
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Mark Chambers
Mark Chambers
VP Partnerships, Elemental Excelerator
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Meghan Chapple
Vice President, Sustainability, Georgetown University
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David L. Finegold
Former President, Chatham University & Senior Advisor & VP for Corporate & Social Responsibility, Torrgreen USA
Dianne F. Harrison
President Emerita, California State University, Northridge
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Rachel Hodgdon
President & CEO, International WELL Building Institute
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Jia Hu
Associate Professor and Associate Director, School of Natural Resources and the Environment, University of Arizona
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Steven Knapp, Vice Chair
President and CEO, Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh
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Christine Scott Nelson, Chair
Trustee of Allegheny College and Chair of the Board of Laspau, a Harvard Affiliate
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Judith A. Ramaley
Trustee, Portland State University & President Emerita, Winona State University
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Nathaniel Smith
Founder and Chief Equity Officer of the Partnership for Southern Equity (PSE)
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Karen Wheeler, Ex Officio Treasurer
Director of Finance and Administration, Second Nature
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