Meet Matt Prindiville, Executive Director. Matt joined UPSTREAM in 2011. He is a social entrepreneur, policy expert and campaign strategist who has helped develop and coordinate efforts to advance safer chemicals policy, toxics-use reduction and product stewardship throughout the United States.
Meet Jamie Rhodes, Esquire, Program Director. Jamie comes to UPSTREAM after working with Clean Water Action since 2006, most recently as their Rhode Island State Director. Jamie also served as the Rhode Island Public Policy & Government Relations Director for Planned Parenthood Northern New England. He currently serves as the Chair of the Environmental Council of Rhode Island, the state’s environmental advocacy coalition. Continue reading
Kate joined UPSTREAM in 2016, bringing with her experience in small business and nonprofit management, event planning, development and communications. She began her career at her alma mater, Bowdoin College, working in the Office of Events and Summer Programs and in the Division of Student Affairs. She later served Continue reading
Brooking joined Upstream’s team in 2016 specifically to support the development of the Plastic Pollution Policy Project. She is a consultant and coach specializing in participatory process design, facilitation, and collaborative leadership. Continue reading
Julie joined UPSTREAM in November 2016. Julie has 20+ years of experience working with non-profits and local government in organizational management, strategic planning, fundraising, and program development. Previously she worked for the Girl Scouts in NYC, Colorado Special Olympics, US Peace Corps as NGO Advisor, City of Savannah, Boothbay Region Land Trust, and currently Friends of Thai Daughters and UPSTREAM.
Dr. Sheehan is a policy expert and big picture thinker who has been at the forefront of two U.S. sustainability movements – Zero Waste and Extended Producer Responsibility – over the past two decades.
Chris is a freelance graphic design, web database, and IT consultant who has been working with non-profits for more than 12 years. Visit Laughter on Water to learn more about Chris.