Green Cambridge Staff
Steven Nutter, AICP
Steven is our Executive Director and guides the strategic, fundraising, and programmatic work of the organization. An urban planner by profession and a gardener by passion, he loves to design, build, and grow things to benefit communities of all kinds. He has served with LivableStreets for many years doing sustainable transportation advocacy, and has worked at the Unitarian Universalist Service Committee in communications and outreach for human rights and social justice programs. His most recent educational endeavors include a Master of Public Policy in planning from Tufts, and a Permaculture Design Certification.
Volunteers & Interns
David (pronounced DAH-veed) is our volunteer Urban Tree Canopy Program Manager. For the past 15 years David has been studying and working as a science educator, first at Brookline High and more recently at Newton North High (sandwiched around a PhD in Curriculum & Instruction from University of Wisconsin for good measure). He has expertise in curriculum design, with a focus on issues of the history of science and social justice in education. His foray into urban forestry and tree-issues includes a Teen Tree Stewardship Program in Watertown, MA and the creation of Speaks for the Trees, a tree advocacy group in the Boston area. At Green Cambridge he is working on a canopy study to measure tree cover in Cambridge and is also raising awareness and engagement in preserving trees in the city.
Jenna is our Intern Program Assistant for summer 2017 working to run, grow, and intensify our programmatic areas. She is senior at Connecticut College studying sociology and environmental studies. She works on the student run garden, planting and selling produce to the college's dining halls. She is also deeply involved with local activist groups.
Lettie is our summer Social Media and Tree Intern. She is helping to coordinate and provide strategy for our social media program, and as program assistant for our Urban Tree Canopy program. During the school year she attends Windsor School in Boston.
Micah is served as Green Cambridge's Spring Intern, focusing primarily on our recent Neighborhood Farming project. He continues to be engaged in a vounteer role. He has background in sustainable farming and Permaculture and co-designed and managed the inception of our Hurley Street Neighborhood Farm. He currently works at Lexington Community Farm.
Sam is an aspiring ecologist, landscape designer, and whole systems thinker. He graduated from Northeastern University in 2013 with degrees in Anthropology and Portuguese, after which he lived in Brazil for almost two years studying social dynamics in intentional communities. He has lived and worked on many different farms, including three organic vegetable production farms as well as apprenticing with permaculturalist Ben Falk on his perennial polyculture sites in Rochester and Moretown, VT. Sam will pursue a Masters degree at the Conway School of Ecological Design in the Fall of 2017 where he will focus on regenerative agriculture systems like carbon farming, no-till production, perennial crops, and holistic management/grazing.
Brian worked with us as the Assistant Program Manager during his Senior Year at Northeastern University in 2016. He is finishing his degree in Economics and Environmental Studies, minoring in International Affairs. After graduation, he plans to live abroad to work with an NGO whose mission is poverty alleviation in a sustainable way. He joined us after studying economics and sustainability in Barcelona, at the Universitat de Pompeu Fabra. On campus at Northeastern, he served as the Philanthropy Coordinator for his fraternity Phi Delta Theta, benefitting organizations supporting ALS.
Erin worked with us during her second year at Northeastern University in 2016, while studying International Affairs and Global Social Entrepreneurship. She is interested in environmental advocacy and working with socially minded companies to enact social change. In her home state of Pennsylvania, Erin became passionate about environmental justice following her involvement in the states campaign against fracking. Erin worked as the Tree Program Coordinator and also as the Assistant Program Manager at Green Cambridge. Outside of work, she enjoys hiking trips, training with the Northeastern Triathlon Team, and baking.
Marley served as Green Cambridge's Assistant Program Manager as a third year student at Northeastern University in 2016. He is interested in environmental and public health policy as well as addressing environmental justice especially in New England. Marley plans to continue on to law school after graduation and study to become an environmental lawyer working to bring justice from those affected by corporate pollution and environmental negligence.