Our Board of Advisors

Ethne Clarke
Editor-in-Chief, Organic Gardening. Clarke is a professionally trained horticulturist, garden historian, author, and she speaks internationally about garden design and history. Prior to joining Organic Gardening, Clarke was the garden editor of Traditional Home and a contributing editor to House and Garden. Clarke is the author of fifteen books on landscape history and gardening. Clarke received the 1987 Angel Literary Award for Art of the Kitchen Garden while living abroad for 30 years as an American expatriate in England. She has a Master of Philosophy in Art and Design from De Montfort University, Leicester, England and currently lives in Emmaus, Pennsylvania.

Alexandra Cousteau
Explorer, author, social and environmental advocate. Cousteau continues a family mission to protect our oceans with the foundation of Blue Legacy, whose mission is to help shape society’s dialogue to include water as both one of the defining issues of our century and the primary vehicle through which climate change will be felt. Granddaughter of legendary explorer Jacques-Yves Cousteau, Alexandra’s first exploration took place at 4 months old with her father Philippe.

Philip Landrigan, MD, MSc
Pediatrician, epidemiologist, and professor and chair of the department of Community and Preventive Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York City. An internationally recognized leader in public health and preventive medicine, Landrigan is director of Mount Sinai's Children's Environmental Health Center, working to protect children from environmental threats to their health.

Susan M. Love, MD, MBA
Clinical professor of surgery at UCLA’s David Geffen School of Medicine and president of the Dr. Susan Love Research Foundation. One of the “founding mothers” of the breast cancer advocacy movement in the early 1990s, Love continues this work by serving on the boards of the National Breast Cancer Coalition and the Young Survival Coalition. She perhaps is best known as a trusted guide to women worldwide through her website and her books, including Dr. Susan Love’s Breast Book and Dr. Susan Love’s Menopause and Hormone Book. Her most recent project is the Love/Avon Army of Women,, which is recruiting 1 million women to participate in research into the causes and prevention of breast cancer.

Jeff Moyer
Farm manager, Rodale Institute, Kutztown, PA. Moyer is current chair of the National Organic Standards Board, which assists the USDA Secretary of Agriculture in developing standards for organic certification and advises on other aspects of implementing the National Organic Program.

Warren Porter, PhD
Professor and former chair of zoology, professor of environmental toxicology, and invited affiliate faculty member, engineering physics, at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Porter's research focuses on the effects of low-level contaminants and pesticides and how they affect and alter developmental processes, learning abilities and aggression levels, immune function, and endocrine function. He is connecting that work with his state-of-the-art mechanistic models of landscape scale animal energetics and behavior to explore pesticide impacts on survival, growth and reproduction potential, population dynamics, community structure, and food-web structure.

Jeffrey Rossman, PhD
Clinical psychologist, executive coach and family business consultant, director of life management at Canyon Ranch in Lenox, MA, one of the leading health resorts in the world, since 1993. He works with individuals, couples, families, and organizations to help them realize their potential for creativity and healthy functioning. His work focuses on stress management, effective communication, relationship enhancement, cognitive assessment and mind-body health. Dr. Rossman has been a lecturer and facilitator in the Division of Executive Education at Harvard Business School since 1999.

Anne Steinemann, PhD
Professor of civil and environmental engineering and public affairs at the University of Washington in Seattle. Steinemann specializes in water resources and environmental management, linking science to decision-making. She advises governments and industries on water and environmental issues, and directs research funded by NSF, NOAA, USGS, NASA, EPA, and other agencies. Her current research interests include toxins in consumer products, emerging contaminants in water supplies, indoor air quality, and climate forecasts for water and energy management.

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