Rebecca is a writer, consultant, and teacher who has led a number of successful efforts to protect and defend “the commons,” especially water. Her successes include stopping five new water bottling plants in Washington State, a Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) facility on the Columbia River, and achieving “Voter Verified Paper Ballots” for Snohomish County, WA where she lives. Rebecca is currently representing the National Sierra Club’s Public Lands Team, Based in DC on the Healthy Headwaters Alliance. She volunteers for several organizations focused on protection of people and the planet including the United Nations Association, Sierra Club, Alliance for Democracy, and the City of Edmonds, WA.
A native of North Carolina, Rebecca received her BA, University of North Carolina; MA in English, Duke University; PhD in Leadership Studies, Gonzaga University; Masters in Environmental Law & Policy, Vermont Law School 2016.