Alana joined Vital Communities in July of 2022 as a Project Manager focused on Climate, Agriculture, Energy, and the Local Economy. She has worked with a number of place-based organizations across Vermont that ranged in focus from agriculture and economic development to gender equity and postsecondary education and training. She recently completed a graduate program in Sustainable Cities and Communities that bridged her passion for community development with her commitment to climate change mitigation and adaptation work. She is a potter and loves to hike and be outside. “I am driven by my Jewish value of Tikkun Olam — to heal the world — and the need to reimagine and rebuild our systems to better take care of ourselves, our community members, and our natural world.”
Project Manager, Climate, Agriculture, Energy, and the Local Economy.