Alex joined Stand.earth as the Extreme Oil Field Director in 2015. Throughout his career, Alex has focused on helping local communities take action to build sustainable futures. Prior to Stand, Alex was Energy and Policy Director for Sustainable Connections, where he led development and implementation of one of the most successful community energy efficiency campaigns in the United States. He has also spent the past several years volunteering as an organizer on Pacific Northwest regional political campaigns in which fossil fuel export has been a central issue.
Alex earned his BA in Environmental Policy and Planning at Huxley College of the Environment. He is the proud father to a 15-year-old son, Alden.