Liz Butler has more than 17 years of experience organizing and campaigning on environmental issues, with a focus on both market and legislative campaigns. Prior to joining the 1Sky team, Butler was a co-founder of ForestEthics, where she spent 10 years as the Organizing Director. She designed and implemented ForestEthics’ overall organizing strategy and built the organizing team. During that time, ForestEthics’ work resulted in the protection of over 50 million acres of forests in the U.S., Canada, and Chile. Butler also served as the National Organizing Director for American Lands Alliance, the Director of Missouri Public Interest Research Group, and graduated from Green Corps' Environmental Leadership Training Program, where she received the third Alumni Achievement Award ever given by Green Corps. Liz is a recent recipient of the New Leaders Council "40 Under 40" Award in recognition of her advocacy work.