Green Festival Speakers

Michael Brownlee



MICHAEL BROWNLEE is cofounder of Transition Boulder County (www.TransitionBoulderCounty.org), a nonprofit organization whose mission is to catalyze, inspire, encourage, network, support and train communities as they consider, adopt, adapt and implement Transition Initiatives. Transition Boulder County recently became the first Transition Initiative in North America (see www.TransitionTowns.org). A catalyst for relocalizationdeveloping community resilience and selfreliance in food, energy, and economyMichael spearheads the organizations campaign to rebuild community and strengthen local economies.

A frequent speaker on sustainability issues, he is a founding member of the Boulder County Food and Agricultural Policy Council, a graduate of the Authentic Leadership Program at Naropa Universitys Marpa Center for Business and Economics, former board chairman of the Boulder Independent Business Alliance, and a certified trainer for the Transition Network U.S.