Advisory Board

About advisory board

Composed of leaders from the education, science, conservation, technology, agriculture, arts, business and more, the Advisory Board helps to insure the overall quality of the network through providing guidance and suggestions on how RNN can better serve the community through it resources. The board also participates in the creative look and means in which the network distributes content, builds it audience, and aligns itself with complementary organizations.

Dr. Clay Mitchell

Law and Sustainability

Dr. Mitchell has worked with local governments in New Hampshire in the land use planning and energy fields for the last 20 years. He has served as a land use planner and attorney throughout the state ...


Aubrey McCormick

Sports and Animal Rights

Aubrey McCormick is a former professional golfer and Principal at IMPACT360 Sports, a whole value sustainability consulting firm that promotes environmental, social and economic sustainability within ...


Robert Whitcomb


Robert Whitcomb is a longtime writer and editor.He has served as the finance editor of the International Herald Tribune, in Paris;  as a vice president, editorial-page editor  and columnist of The P...


Dr. Nancy Carriuolo


Nancy Carriuolo, Ph.D., served from 2008-2016 as president of Rhode Island College.  While there, she hired the college's first coordinator of sustainability and supported programs such as bee keepin...


Gordon Falconer

Smart Cities

Gordon Falconer is a city developer, smart city consultant, global thought leader in cities, technology clusters, property& infrastructure developer, city developer, chartered surveyor. Before tak...


Valeria Tutson

Arts and Culture

Valerie Tutson graduated from Brown University with a self-designed major, Storytelling As a Communication’s Art, and a Masters in Theatre.  Since 1991 she has traveled the country and world teachi...


Kenneth J. Filarski

Ken Filarski is a Fellow of the American Institute of Architects, an AICP Certified Planner, a LEED Accredited Professional, a SITES Accredited Professional, a Certified Flood Plain Manager, and a nat...


Gina Murphy-Darling


Gina Murphy-Darling, aka Mrs. Green, was born to inform and engage individuals and businesses in the movement toward global sustainability. As the creator and voice of Mrs. Green’s World, Murphy-Dar...


Didier Tranchier

Business Technology

Didier Tranchier is an accomplished Entrepreneur, Innovation Professor, and Investor. Passionate about Serendipity and Digital Revolution, Didier Tranchier is a French entrepreneur who founded and ...


Kevin Stacom

Former Boston Celtic and NBA professional Kevin Stacom has years of experience in not only sports but also the clean energy marketplace. He is the Communications Director for CME Energy a world renow...


Todd Dahlstrom

Business Development for Kipling Capital

Todd Dahlstrom has been in the investment industry since 2003. He has worked directly with individual investors, family offices, financial advisors, endowments, foundations, and other institutions. He...


Scott Wolf

Grow Smart Rhode Island’s Executive Director

As Grow Smart Rhode Island’s Executive Director, Scott oversees all Grow Smart operations, including administration, research, coalition building, public education, media outreach, fundraising, and ...


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