In addition to being the Coordinating Director of CYAN, Colin is also the Executive Director of the Great Land Conservation Trust. He has extensive experience in student and youth organizing, especially as it relates to climate activism; in 2006 he received the Climate Change Leadership Award from the State of Connecticut. Recently Colin has become passionate about the abolition of child sexual slavery and human trafficking
Namdol is a sometime student of Southern Connecticut State University where she is majoring in kicking the ass of injustice. Namdol serves on the Board of Directors for the Great Land Conservation Trust, and also on board for the Old Saybrook Environmental Quality Council. She is most obsessed with issues relating to social justice and zombies. Namdol holds the position of campaign director of the Connecticut Youth Activist network and is an active member of the Sierra Student Coalition.
Rachel has a B.S. Degree in Geography from Central Connecticut State University and is currently pursuing a Master's Degree at Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT where she is also employed as Associate Director of Events and is a member of the Coordinating Committee for the Shasha Seminar for Human Concerns and is chair of the Reunion and Commencement Sustainability Committee. She has been involved in the planning of several major fundraising events for non-profit organizations, and is passionate about animal rights, nutrition and agricultural awareness, media literacy and environmental justice.
Carlson is director of the Cool Coventry Club, an organization that strives to educate people about global warming and encourage energy conservation at individual, business and governmental levels. A student at Nutmeg Homeschool and Stanford University's Online High School, Colin gives presentations on climate change across the state. Next year, he will be a full-time college student.
Arlen was a member of the first place team in the International Envirothon, he has also won several statewide and regional competitions. Besides activism he enjoys long distance biking and backpacking and vegetable gardening. Arlen is concerned about many social justice issues but has made environmental issues his priority.