Ecotrust Executive Director Astrid Scholz

Posted on Monday, October 6, 2014

OFFSITE MEETING: Join us offsite at Portland Futsal, for a fun and informative meeting. 

Our special guest speaker is Astrid Scholz, Executive Director, Ecotrust, she will be speaking on the topic: “Think Globally, Act Locally, Innovate Regionally”

5:30 – 6:00 – Happy Hour with Food and Beverages
6:00 – 6:30 – Club Business and Announcements
6:30 – 7:00 – Ecotrust Presentation

Meet upstairs on the Mezzanine Level. 

Friends, family and co-workers are invited. First time guests are always free, each additional visit is $10.

Dr. Astrid Scholz, President of Ecotrust, is an ecological economist by training, and received her Ph.D. in Energy and Resources from the University of California at Berkeley.

Astrid has worked with Ecotrust for 11 years, serving as Executive Vice President in 2012. She previously served as Vice President for the organization’s Knowledge Systems program, managing a variety of initiatives involving Ecotrust’s analytical capacities, including pioneering work in developing innovative, collaborative, award-winning tools and approaches to improve environmental and economic decision-making.

Astrid is an affiliate faculty member of Oregon State University, and is the co-editor of a book on integrated geographic information systems, Place Matters. She serves on the boards of Habitat Media, Comunidad Y Biodiversidad (Mexico), and the Living Oceans Society (Canada). Scholz holds an M.A. in Economics and Philosophy from the University of St. Andrews, a M.Sc. in Economics from the University of Bristol.