Board Members

Rev. Penny Greer

Board Chair, United Church of Christ
B.S. Geology, studying Climate at UNL.

Penny is a Lincoln Native with deep routes.  Her calling to lift up the faith voice in the climate change discussion has compelled her after a career as a pastor to focus on studying Climate Issues to help better communicate them.  Having worked for over 13 churches she has a broad set of experiences.

 

 

 


Rev. Carol Windrum

Board Vice Chair, Retired Methodist Minister
First United Methodist, Omaha

Carol is an innovator called to faith justice issues.  Her board service focuses on a variety of issues from climate, to healthcare, to civil rights.  She feels especially called to working with older generations and helped start Elders for the Earth a retreat to talk about climate issues

 

 


Peter Mullin

Board Member, Treasurer
Congregation B’Nai Jeshurun/The South Street Temple

Peter is a jack of all trades serving as our treasurer.  Having worked at Tabitha with Meals on Wheels. He is also a research associate in nematology at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and an editor for the journal Zootaxa. Peter is the Office administrator at Congregation B’Nai Jeshurun/The South Street Temple. He also is a member of the Temple Choir, the Star City Kochavim, and plays percussion and tin whistle.

 


Anica Brown

 

 

Board Member, Retired Science EducatorVine Congregational Church

Anica is a retired educator who ensures we are always looking to the next generation.  She focuses on looking at our youth-based and educational programming.

 


Edison McDonald

Board Member
Director of Government Affairs and Development, GC ReVolt

By day McDonald is the Executive Director of The Arc of Nebraska In his spare time he also serves as the Director of Development and Government Affairs for GC Resolve a grassroots development company working on agricultural issues and GC Revolt that works on renewable energy development. In this role, he has helped massively expand solar across the state, led the charge to protect family farms from CAFO operations, and worked to open solar regulatory standards.

 


Maureen Bausch

Board Member

With a background in health and faith work Maureen understands the intersectionality of these issues.  Maureen is a Mother, Grandmother, Retired RN, Hospital Chaplain, Servants of Mary Sisters Lay Associate. In her personal life she raises her own chickens to mitigate her carbon impact.

 

 

 


Staff

Kenneth Winston, JD

Director of Policy & Outreach, NE IPL
Member, First Plymouth Congregational Church

Winston is an attorney who for over a decade represented the Nebraska Sierra Club.  He then worked for Environmental Leader Senator Ken Haar on Climate Based Issues.  He has been an attorney on the Keystone Pipeline cases.  He is commonly respected as one of the key leaders in Nebraska's Environmental movement.

 


Brittany Cooper

Administrative Assistant

Brittany Cooper has long been focused on climate issues serving as Chair of the Nebraska Sierra Club Executive Committee and working for Nebraskans for Peace.  At Nebraska Interfaith Power and Light she helps to keep all the pieces together.