Earth Rebirth Announces New Board Members
Norman, Okla (May 29, 2020) -- Central Oklahoma environmental nonprofit Earth Rebirth announces the election of two new members to its Board of Directors.
Earth Rebirth Executive Director, Andrew Sartain, announced, “I am pleased to welcome our four newest members to our Board of Directors. They each have a unique background, with diverse experiences that make them an asset to the Earth Rebirth Board of Directors and to the organization as a whole.”
Cory Thacker has been involved in many Earth Rebirth projects and brings years of experience from multiple environmental non-profit organizations including GreenPeace. He was born and raised in Oklahoma and has a B.S. degree from The University of Oklahoma.
Deon Osborne is a previous Earth Rebirth volunteer and garden consultant. He co-founded Norman Citizens 4 Racial Justice. After graduating from the University of Oklahoma with a degree in Journalism, Deon interned for the Policy Institute. Deon now works for a youth shelter in Tulsa and writes articles for various online news outlets.
“I am excited to bring Earth Rebirth and its garden program to urban and underserved communities across our state”, Osborne said.
Jeremy Salyer was born and raised in Norman, OK where he attended the University of Oklahoma, and was awarded a Bachelor of Science in Sustainability. He later joined Institutional Shareholder Services, gaining experience with executive board research and composition. Jeremy has always been interested in improving the lives of those around him through innovative means, and works with groups like Earth Rebirth and Sunrise Movement to advance a Green New Deal.
Zakk Flash Luttrell grew up in a working class Oklahoman family and has engaged his varied life as a nonprofit professional, writer and speaker, labor organizer, anarchist educator and strategist, package car driver, and foster dad in a lifelong quest in the ideas of collective liberation for all. Luttrell is recognized and respected across the Great Plains as a strong voice on the intersection between worker rights and environmental stewardship.
Thacker, Luttrell, Osborne, and Salyer join Earth Rebirth’s 2020 Board of Directors:
Andrea Marler, Cleveland County Habitat for Humanity
Mitch Tindell, Norman High School
Mariah Menzie, The Tree Wizard
Earth Rebirth is still interested in adding new members to the Board of Directors to help expand their outreach and impact into communities outside of Norman, you can apply on their website.
About Earth Rebirth
Incorporated in 2011, the Earth Rebirth educates and empowers individuals and communities to take food, energy, and water into their own hands. Earth Rebirth works throughout Central Oklahoma to lead, support, and inspire local action and build partnerships with individuals, communities, governments, businesses, and other groups to restore lands and streams, build school gardens, and educate communities on the necessary preservation of wilderness and biological diversity.
Earth Rebirth is headquartered in Norman, Oklahoma. For more information about the work that Earth Rebirth does, visit: www.earthrebirthnow.org
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