Pavlos Stavropoulos is the Sustainability Coordinator at The Woodbine Ecology Center in Sedalia, CO. Born and raised in Greece, Pavlos grew up bilingual and bicultural. Before moving to Colorado, Pavlos served on the board of the Oregon Public Interest Research Group and was the publications coordinator. He also served on the board at the Institute for Social Ecology in Vermont. Since moving to Colorado he has served as the publications coordinator for the Fourth World Center, been the publisher and associate editor of Democracy and Nature, the international journal for inclusive democracy, and taught at Escuela Tlatelolco. His years of experience in environmental and wilderness education include being a Wilderness First Responder, a certified permaculture designer and instructor, undergraduate work in environmental studies/social ecology, and graduate work in indigenous studies and wilderness ethics. Pavlos is a certified small water systems operator and the father of three children.
Glen Morris is an associate professor of political science at the University of Colorado at Denver, where he is also the director of the Fourth World Center for the Study of Indigenous Law and Politics. He holds degrees from the University of Colorado and Harvard Law School, and has been named a President’s Teaching Scholar, the highest teaching/scholarly award granted by the University of Colorado. He is a member of the Colorado bar (inactive), and has been involved in the international struggle for human rights for indigenous peoples for over twenty-five years. Glenn has also served as a delegate to the United Nations Commission on Human Rights and the United Nations Working Group on Indigenous Populations. Glenn is of Shawnee Indian and Irish descent, having been raised with a strong understanding and respect for both traditions. He has served on a number of boards and commissions and continues to serve on the Leadership Council of the American Indian Movement of Colorado.
Also at the Farmette on Wednesday, March 30, from 7 to 9 p.m., there will be a discussion with Todd W. Jones and David Blume (via live video hook-up) titled “Alcohol As A Fuel.” The suggested donation for this event is also $10.
Jones trained and is certified in Gourmet and Medicinal Mushroom Cultivation as well as MycoRestoration with Paul Stamets at Fungi Perfecti in Olympia, WA. He is also a certified Permaculture Designer, and has trained as a Raw Chef at Living Light Culinary Institute in Fort Bragg, CA. Jones is a meditation instructor and a registered yoga teacher with over 500 hours of meditation and yoga teacher training. He has a Master of Arts Degree in Environmental Leadership from Naropa University, and he and his wife operate Syzygy Community House near Rollinsville.