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Michael Gillenwater

Executive Director, Dean of the Institute and Co-Founder

Michael Gillenwater co-founded the Greenhouse Gas Management Institute, and serves as its Dean and Executive Director. Dr. Gillenwater is a leading expert on climate change and renewable energy, with a …

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Wiley Barbour

Senior Project Director, Software Evaluator

Wiley Barbour has been involved with the Greenhouse Gas Management Institute since its founding and serves as Senior Project Director and Software Evaluator. He is an expert in climate change …

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Erika Barnett

Registrar

Erika is the Registrar for the Greenhouse Gas Management Institute. She is responsible for processing learner enrollment, responding to questions about our programs and courses, and ensuring student engagement. Other …

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Tani Colbert-Sangree

Program Officer

Tani joined GHGMI in the summer of 2019 as Program Officer focusing initially on carbon offsets and climate change policy. Tani has over 8 years of experience with climate change …

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Olia Glade

Director, Measurement, Reporting, and Verification (MRV) Systems

Olia is the Director for Measurement, Reporting and Verification (MRV) Systems, bringing the expertise in natural science, education, greenhouse gas reporting and review under the UNFCCC and Kyoto Protocol, and …

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Anup Joshi

Faculty

Anup Joshi teaches courses on the technical aspects of terrestrial carbon accounting which include field inventory, remote sensing, and GIS for measuring and mapping forest carbon stocks. These courses, taught …

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Caroline Lauer

Registrar Assistant

Caroline is a Registrar Assistant for the GHG Management Institute.  In this role, Caroline oversees proficiency exam marking and certificate issuance.  She also helps process learner enrollment and financial aide …

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Scott A. Muller

Director, Subnational Program

Scott’s focus is to support the creation of climate action pathways, that integrate governance and accelerate the subnational implementation of GHG emission reduction goals. New institutional arrangements and technical capacity …

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John O. Niles

Director, The Carbon Institute

John (“John-O”) Niles teaches courses on terrestrial carbon accounting and REDD+. He is Director of the Carbon Institute, a dedicated initiative of GHGMI that promotes innovative and interdisciplinary science, education …

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Danielle Vaughan

Director, Operations

Danielle is responsible for operational and financial management of the Institute.  Prior to joining the Institute, she served for three years in the Peace Corps.  She has a B.A. in …

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