Bob Simmons, Policy and Program Advisor
Bob Simmons has played a crucial role in the creation and development of The Learning for Living Institute®. Meeting frequently over many years with Founder and Executive Director Dorcas McDonald, the two worked together to create the organization's vision and forge paths through which this vision could be realized.
For 22 years, Bob worked with the Environmental Protection Agency, serving as Senior Policy Advisor, and as Director of several new programs including Environmental Noise Control, Pollution Prevention, and the Analytic Center. He was awarded EPA's highest national honor, the Gold Medal for Exceptional Service.
Bob was a visiting fellow with the Center for Values and Social Policy at the University of Colorado in Boulder, served on the Board of Directors for Rock the Planet, an educational non-profit focusing on young people, and provided vision support for the Boulder's Collage Children's Museum, and Bridging the Gap, a community environmental resource in Kansas City, Missouri. Bob also served as chairman of the White House policy group incorporating "Cultural Change and the Human Factor", and was an initiator of the "Greening of the White House" project.
Currently, as Founder and Principal of the Continued Success FoundationŠ, Bob is a sustainable policy and program advisor, speaker, researcher, vision-master, and team-builder for many for-profit and non-profit organizations. His passion is helping organizations create programs which will impact and change our long-term future as a global society.
Bob lives in Boulder with his wife, Sarah, and two Ainu dogs, Ramat and Pirka.