Our Staff

Molly Jo Stanley

Southeast Ohio Regional Director


As the Southeast Ohio Regional Director, Molly Jo Stanley focuses on the just transition away from a history of extraction that has left scars on our ecosystems and communities. Instead working toward an inclusive, equitable future where deeply connected communities thrive in relationship with the places we depend on.

A lifetime student of place-based teaching and learning, ecology, ethnobotany, and Land stewardship based in the Forests, Meadows, and Wetlands of Appalachia, Jo is a gardener, writer, and musician committed to connecting, strengthening, and uplifting stories and practices that rekindle reverence for our miraculous existence.