Living Routes has assembled an accomplished team to carry out its mission. Our Board and staff consist of experienced professionals who bring years of experience in not-for-profit, social justice, environmental and alternative and university education arenas as well as a dedication to service toward planetary healing. Our Advisory Board is listed at the bottom of this page. We also attract outstanding Faculty who are profiled on the Faculty page.
Jacky brings over 30 years of community building, training and management in the customer service sector. Trained through the C.A.R.E.S platform, Jacky brings a high level of experience and skill in incorporating community, dedication to her co-workers, incorporating new administrative techniques, responsible sourcing, respect for the environment, and incorporating innovative sustainable products into an office setting. She has received the highest-level award for customer service multiple times throughout her career, as well as three additional awards for exceptional results for her work. While working in a corporate setting, Jacky also became specialized in Diversity Incorporation, Effective communication, Human resources, and Leadership. She is a skilled baker and enjoys traveling extensively with her husband.
Julia Hanley, Program Coordinator, brings over ten years of international experience to Living Routes. After receiving her linguistics degree from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, Julia enrolled in the Peace Corps where she worked as a Community Health and Development Educator and then Regional Office Manager in the Western Province of Kenya. In her Peace Corps roles, Julia taught public health to local villages, acted as the liaison between staff and 150 volunteers, assisted in project evaluation and selection, and managed the evacuation of 38 volunteers during a countrywide outbreak of election violence. Julia has worked as an adult basic education counselor and continues to work for volunteer organizations throughout East Africa and Central America. She wrote her master’s thesis for the International Development and Social Change program at Clark University. Whether sharing her love of African art, baking using a jiko oven, or developing programmatic tools for clients overseas, Julia never strays far from her deep commitment to promoting international understanding.
Co-founder of the Sacred Earth Network (a highly-successful deep ecological education and Russian environmental assistance not-for-profit), Davis brings over ten years of not-for-profit technical and financial management to Living Routes. As a graduate of the Audubon Expedition Institute, he is intimately familiar with alternative college education and is passionate about creating community living and learning environments. A skilled workshop facilitator, he is committed to reawakening our heartfelt interconnection with all living beings.
Graham is a recent graduate of Clark University, where he graduated magna cum laude with a degree in International Development and Social Change. His own time abroad in Ghana inspired him to tackle the challenge of electronic waste using innovative new methods as part of the Basel Action Network. He brings his passion for using appropriate technology to bring about social change to Living Routes, where he has worked on revamping Living Routes’ internal and external systems. In his spare time, he enjoys hiking, cooking Indian food, and creating mobile health tools for low-resource contexts.
Moe holds a B.A. in Criminal Justice and Legal Studies from UMass-Amherst and has over 16 years experience working in the fields of multi-cultural education and higher education. During her varied career at UMass, she worked on childcare committees, faculty boards and senate groups, and union contract negotiations. In her spare time she hikes with her horses and dog.
Over the past fifteen years Alexander has worked as an environmental educator, wilderness guide, group dynamics facilitator, youth counselor, public school environmental, earth sciences and social studies teacher, curriculum/program designer and expedition leader through India and Southeast Asia. He holds a Master’s Degree in Environmental Studies from Antioch New England Graduate School and was a faculty member on Living Routes’, Integral Sustainability at Auroville program in Spring 2008. He is passionate about integral sustainability education and creating and managing programs that allow participants to explore their inner landscapes while using a systems lens to better understand sustainability issues and develop the tools necessary to become active and engaged community members and leaders on a local and global level.