The Team

People

RV 5 Workshop Participants

Program Leads

  • Heather Lazrus, NCAR
  • Julie Maldonado, Livelihoods Knowledge Exchange Network (LiKEN)

Steering Comittee

  • Paulette Blanchard, UCAR/NCAR Fellow
  • Carolyn Brinkworth, UCAR/NCAR
  • Kristina Kekuewa, NOAA
  • Kristen Luna-Aponte, UCAR/NCAR
  • Katy Putsavage, UCAR/NCAR
  • Jean Tanimoto, NOAA
  • Bill Thomas, NOAA
  • Daniel Wildcat, Haskell Indian Nations University

Rising Voices Council

  • Chris Caldwell, College of Menominee Nation
  • Jasmine Neosh, College of Menominee Nation
  • Ava Hamilton, Independent
  • Lea Kekuewa, Kamehameha Schools
  • Timothy Schneider, NCAR
  • Eileen Shea, CASE (CASE Consultants International)
  • Kalani Souza, Olohana Foundation
  • Kyle Powys Whyte, Michigan State University

Annual Workshop Committees 

  • 2020- 8th Annual Workshop Committee
    Kick-off Event
    Maraya Ben-Joseph, Olohana Foundation
    Paulette Blanchard, University of Kansas/UCAR
    Malu Castro, Michigan State University
    Heather Lazrus, NCAR
    Julie Maldonado, LiKEN
    Chris Shaeffer, Lomikai Media
    Kalani Souza, Olohana Foundation
    Julie Stowell, Lomikai Media
    Jean Tanimoto, NOAA
    Kyle Powys Whyte, Michigan State University
    Phenology Working Group Leads
    Katie Jones, National Ecological Observatory Network
    Brian Miller, North Central Climate Adaptation Science Center
    Alyssa Rosemartin, National Phenology Network
    Community Relocation/Site Expansion Working Group Leads
    Aranzazu Lascurain, Southeast Climate Adaptation Science Center
    Bill Thomas, NOAA
     

    2021- 9th Annual Workshop Committee    
    Paulette Blanchard, University of Kansas/UCAR 
    Michael Chang, Makah Tribe 
    Ciarra Green, Northwest Indian College 
    Chas Jones, Affiliated Tribes of Northwest Indians & NW Climate Adaptation Science Center 
    Heather Lazrus, NCAR 
    Anna Lees, Western Washington University 
    Julie Maldonado, LiKEN 
    Michelle Montgomery, UW-Tacoma 
    Emma Norman, Northwest Indian College 
    Pah-tu Pitt, Native Kut 
    Ben Starkhouse, Lummi Indian Business Council 
    Melissa Watkinson, Washington Sea Grant 
    Althea Wilson, Lummi Nation and Northwest Indian College

  • Rising Voices COVID-19 Working Group
    Co-Leads
    Paulette Blanchard, University of Kansas/UCAR
    Heather Lazrus, NCAR
    Julie Maldonado, LiKEN
    Kalani Souza, Olohana Foundation
     
    Members
    Theresa Dardar, First Peoples Conservation Council
    John Doyle, Apsaalooke Water and Wastewater Authority
    Fred Eningowuk, Native Village of Shishmaref
    Lesley Iaukea, University of Hawai'i at Manoa
    Dennis Longknife, Fort Belknap Indian Community
    Melonee Montano, Great Lakes Indian Fish and Wildlife Commission
    Michelle Montgomery, University of Washington, Tacoma
    Jasmine Neosh, College of Menominee Nation
    Kukuya Margarita Nogueras-Vidal, Coalition of Indigenous Taino People
    James Rattling Leaf Sr, North Central Climate Science Adaptation Center, University of Colorado Boulder