Megan has worked at Shelburne Farms for twenty five years and has been the Vice President and Program Director since 1989 with the responsibility for organizational development as well as leadership of education programming. From the moment she came to Shelburne Farms as a student intern, she has been an energetic creative force in the evolution of the farm’s education programs, and the person who has taken that program into partnerships around the world. She is a recognized expert in the subjects of sustainable communities, environmental and agricultural education, and the importance of local food systems. Megan has served as a consultant/partner for the Institute for Sustainable Communities, working with national and international sustainability projects.Among other affiliations, Megan is an affiliate representative to the North American Association of Environmental Education, a partner of the U.S. National Park Service’s Conservation Study Institute, a member of the IUCN (The World Conservation Union) Commission on Education and Communication, The Vermont Sustainable Agriculture Council, and an advisory board member of the University of Vermont College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, the Stone Barns Center for Food and Agriculture and the National Forum of Children and Nature. Megan is currently on the board of directors of the Vermont Fresh Network, the Castanea Foundation and the Vermont Natural Resources Council.