Green Festival Speakers

Carolyne Stayton


Carolyne works with communities across the United States to develop and implement the Transition Towns Model, a scalable design for creating community resilience. She is adept at aligning community activities towards unified goals, a skill honed from over thirty years of working with nonprofit organizations and educational institutions.

She has successfully galvanized communities around various social issues and has particular expertise in program development, participative leadership and learning organizations. Her background includes serving as Director of New Colleges North Bay Campus for Sustainable Living. Carolyne has a BA in Philosophy/English and a Teaching Credential from Notre Dame University in British Columbia, and a MA in Nonprofit Administration from the University of San Francisco.