Leesa Carter, Captain Planet Foundation

TITLE: Executive Director

FOCUS AREAS: K-12 environmental education

CONTACT: leesa@captainplanetfdn.org, 404-522-4270

PROFILE: Leesa Carter joined the Captain Planet Foundation in June 2012 as its Executive Director. At the announcement of her hiring, the foundation's press release shared:

Carter previously served as executive director of the U.S. Green Building Council Georgia Chapter and will bring with her years of experience in executive-level nonprofit management and sustainability programming in schools.

Carter graduated cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in communications from Wake Forest University. She currently serves on the Atlanta Recycles steering committee, the Turner Foundation’s Green Schools Roundtable and the Georgia Conservancy Blueprints Committee. Carter is also a member of the Institute for Georgia Environmental Leadership, the Industry Advisory Board for Southern Polytechnic State University and DeKalb Technical College’s Green Technologies Advisory Board.

- See more at: http://captainplanetfoundation.org/2012/05/captain-planet-foundation-names-leesa-carter-executive-director/#sthash.StTP0fnX.dpuf

Carter previously served as executive director of the U.S. Green Building Council Georgia Chapter and will bring with her years of experience in executive-level nonprofit management and sustainability programming in schools.

Carter graduated cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in communications from Wake Forest University. She currently serves on the Atlanta Recycles steering committee, the Turner Foundation’s Green Schools Roundtable and the Georgia Conservancy Blueprints Committee. Carter is also a member of the Institute for Georgia Environmental Leadership, the Industry Advisory Board for Southern Polytechnic State University and DeKalb Technical College’s Green Technologies Advisory Board.