Susan has worked for nonprofits, public agencies, philanthropies, and social venture businesses throughout her career. Her writing has appeared in newspapers, magazines, and online. She holds a BA in Journalism from the University of Michigan and a Masters in Public Administration from Harvard University. She is a graduate of the Coro Foundation. Susan previously served as Vice President of Public Affairs at the Trust for Public Land; Managing Editor of Land and People magazine; Deputy to the Secretary of Environmental Affairs for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts; and Media Officer at Sierra Club. She received a River Warrior Award from the Water Heritage Trust in 2010.
Graphic designer Linda Herman has more than 20 years of experience working with individuals, families, businesses and nonprofits. Principal of Glyph Publishing Arts, Linda provides graphic design and production services, image research, and print sourcing and management. Her award winning portfolio includes brochures, annual reports, magazines, newsletters, logos, packaging design, and illustrated books. A graduate of
University of Oregon,Linda is a cornerstone of our creative team.
Sheera Bleckman brings 13 years of experience in web design and development, working with an array of digital media for web-based applications including e-commerce, Flash animation, online forums, blogs, RSS Feeds, video, and custom social media design. With an honors degree in Communications from the University of Illinois at Chicago and a Masters degree in Environmental Leadership from Naropa University in Boulder, Colorado, Sheera brings a unique blend of technical skills and inspiration to each project. Prior to founding sheerala.com in 1998, Sheera was a member of the Trust for Public Land's national Public Affairs team in San Francisco.
Julianna Silva has over 15 years experience working with nonprofits, women entrepreneurs, and artists to develop and implement business plans and marketing strategies, including web design, email campaigns, and social media promotions. She previously worked for The Trust for Public Land in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Julianna is a graduate of the Robert O. Anderson School of Management at the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque.