Tina Clarke - St. Paul, MN

Since becoming a Certified Transition Trainer in 2008, Tina has worked with over 250 Transition communities, given 65 of the official Transition weekend courses in the U.S. and Canada, and provided hundreds of Transition presentations.

Tina has been a trainer, program director and consultant for over 30 years, supporting and guiding leaders in over 440 local, national, regional and local organizations. In Washington, D.C., she directed citizen training programs for 17 national faith communities, and she directed Greenpeace USA's national citizen Activist Network. In Massachusetts she directed the Veterans Education Project, the Western Mass Funding Resource Center, and gave over 80 workshops to low-income, social service, faith, labor, business, academic and environmental groups. She founded and led campaigns on energy, environmental justice and toxins for New England Clean Water Action. As a consultant, her clients have included 350.org, the Massachusetts Municipal Association, the Sustainability Institute, the Proteus Fund, Ecolise, and Gaia Trust.

Tina has an M.A. in Public Policy from the University of Chicago, a B.A. in Urban Studies from Macalester College, and is certified for mediation and consensus decision-making facilitation. Her passive solar, Platinum LEED, low-toxic, largely locally-built "Power House" won the Massachusetts utility company-sponsored competition, the Zero Energy Challenge, and the Northeast Sustainable Energy Association’s 2010 Zero Net Energy Award www.ZeroEnergyPowerHouse.com. Tina provides free phone support to Transition Initiatives.

Turner Falls, MA
United States
St. Paul, MN
United States

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