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Environmental Studies Program
Jeannette Rankin Hall 106A
The University of Montana
Missoula, MT 59812-4320
Tel: (406) 243-6273
Fax: (406) 243-6090

Environmental Studies Alumni Information

Environmental Studies Masters Program Alumni: Sustainable Food and Farming Emphasis (since 2000):

  • Director of Advocacy , Organic Seed Alliance
  • State Agricultural Liaison for MT Senator Jon Tester
  • Agricultural Program Specialist & Rural MT FoodCorps Coordinator, National Center for Appropriate Technology
  • Extension Faculty, Small Farms Program, Oregon State University
  • Outreach Manager, Deschutes Land Trust, OR
  • Land Use and Agricultural Viability Program Coordinator, Community Food and Ag Coalition, MT
  • Farm to School and Farm-Based Education Coordinator, Shelburne Farms, VT
  • Organic Certification Specialist and Inspector, Quality Certification Services
  • Development Director, Northwest Coalition for Alternatives to Pesticides
  • Five alumni hold regular positions at Garden City Harvest, MT
  • Farmers/ranchers (about 8)
  • Professor and Director of Campus Sustainability at Sullivan County Community College in their Green Building Maintenance and Management Program
  • Environmental Justice Coordinator and Urban Farm Project Manager for the Viet Village Urban Farm in New Orleans
  • Sustainable Ag and Local Food Program Manager for the Alternative Energy Resources Organization in Montana
  • Teacher and school garden coordinator at the KIPP Charter School in Denver, which primarily serves low-income, Latino students
  • Law school student Matt Hodges, 2011
  • Risk Communication Consultant Steve Ackerlund, 2011
  • Ph.D. student in ecotourism Laura Becerra , 2009
  • USDA Food and Nutrition Service Jan Armstrong, 2010
  • Environmental Lawyer Brenda Lindlief Hall, 2010
  • Outdoor Education Center Director Mike Krug , 2011
  • Policy Director, Women's Voices for the Earth Jamie Silberberger, 2007
  • Program Administrator, U.S. AID Mumtaz Ahmad, 2008
  • Montana Supreme Court Clerk Ted Fellman, 2008
  • Volunteer Coordinator, National Park Service Molly McKinley, 2007

Environmental Studies alumni who hold elected office in MT:

  • Dave Strohmaier, Missoula City Council (MS 2000)
  • Betsy Hands, MT State Legislature (MS 2002)
  • Michelle Reinhart, MT State Legislature (MS 2005)
  • Ron Erickson, MT State Legislature (Professor Emeritus)

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