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P.O. Box 9000
Asheville, NC 28815-9000

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Environmental Leadership Center Staff

 

Stan Cross, Interim Director

Stan graduated with a BA in Psychology from Skidmore College in 1993, and will graduate in May 2014 from UNC Asheville's Master of Liberal Arts program with a masters degree focused on creative writing, climate change and sustainability. Stan has taught environmental education in Australia, Taiwan, and Thailand, and for the Connecticut Audubon Society, Schooner Inc. and the Singing River Field Center in Questa, New Mexico. He’s worked for Warren Wilson College’s Environmental Leadership Center since 2000 as Education Director and, currently, as Interim Director. Stan serves or has served on the College's Sustainability, Climate Action, Land Use and Marketing Committees. In addition he served as the Evergreen Community Charter School Board President from 2005-2010. Stan was named the 2007 North Carolina Environmental Educator of the Year by the NC Office of Environmental Education, was the 2010 recipient of the North Carolina Coastal Federation’s Pelican Award for Outstanding Partnership, and received WWC’s distinguished 2013 Staff Teaching Excellence Award.

 

Ellen Querin, Program Coordinator

Ellen Querin has spent the past 31 years in the nonprofit sector.  Her experience includes positions within Cornell University’s development office (including the Cornell Fund and the Johnson Graduate School of Management) and The Atlantic Philanthropic Service Company in Ithaca, New York.  She joined the Environmental Leadership Center in August 1996 shortly after its inception. With her strong administrative experiences and background she is commonly referred to as the glue that holds the office together.