Joanna DeHaven Underwood, Board of Directors
Joanna D. Underwood is Founder and President of Energy Vision, a national environmental non-profit organization in New York City which consults and advocates for our nationís swift transition to clean transportation fuels.
In 1974, Ms. Underwood founded and, for 32 years, served as President of INFORM, a national non-profit which identified practical solutions to some of this country's most complex environmental problems.
Ms. Underwood serves on the Board of Directors of the Robert Sterling Clark Foundation and the Clean Vehicle Education Foundation in Washington, D.C. She has served on many boards and government advisory organizations including The Keystone Center, Rocky Mountain Institute, the Eco-Efficiency Task Force of the Presidentís Council on Sustainable Development, the US Department of Energy Advisory Committee on Renewable Resources, and the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority. In 1997 and again in 2000, Ms. Underwood was chosen by The Earth Times as one of the 100 most influential voices in the Global Sustainability Movement.
A graduate of Bryn Mawr College, she has taught courses at New York and Adelphi universities and guides the first field-practice environmental leadership course at Bryn Mawr College. In 1999, she received an honorary Doctorate of Science degree from Wheaton College.
A resident of New York City, Ms. Underwood brings more than 35 years experience in non-profit management and development to Learning for Living®'s Board of Directors.