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The Climate Alliance wants to engage the locals, organizations, and businesses in talking about climate change and what we can do about it. Get in touch and we can set something up.

About Our Speakers

Thomas Schlesinger

Thomas Schlesinger, PhD: the group's executive director and lead speaker

Climate Alliance for the Common Good, Board Chair

  • PhD Poli Sci/Health Care Policy
  • Masters Pol Sci/Environmental Policy
  • Gundersen Strategic Planner
  • Adjunct Instructor- UWL/Viterbo


Nick Nichols

Nick Nichols: 

Climate Alliance for the Common Good Board Member

  • La Crosse County Sustainability Coordinator; long-term sustainability plan, education, recycling
  • Gundersen Lutheran Sustainability Coordinator; develop sustainability plan; recycling, education
  • Recycling/Household Hazardous Waste Coordinator, Houston County Minn.
  • USMC retired


Janet Woolam

Janet Wollam:

Climate Alliance for the Common Good Volunteer

  • Pastor with experience in mediation, facilitation, conflict, systems, and decision design
  • Formed a creation care team in the La Crosse Area Synod ELCA
  • Experience with organic landscaping
  • Refuge activities volunteer


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