Get to Know Us
Mary Ann Boyer: Co-Founder & Principal
With over 25 years in the environmental field, Mary Ann works with educational institutions and small businesses to craft sustainable solutions. Mary Ann earned her master's degree from Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies. After serving as a Presidential Management Fellow and scientist with EPA, Mary Ann taught high school, middle school, and lower school science for sixteen years. She has achieved the Garden Club of America's "Elizabeth Abernathy Hull Award" for outstanding contributions to environmental education.
Anne Sudduth: Co-Founder & Principal
Anne draws on her background in the non-profit and corporate sectors to develop and implement sustainability initiatives for educational institutions, with an emphasis on waste reduction. A graduate of Brown University, Anne was previously National Director of Community Involvement at Deloitte. She serves on the Board of Directors of the Sustainable Business Network of Greater Philadelphia and the Sustainability Committee of Springside Chestnut Hill Academy.
Shannon Meyer: Sustainability and Health Intern
Shannon is a 2015 graduate of the College of Charleston where she majored in Public Health. During this time she developed an interest in sustainable agriculture and environmental health. She decided to pursue her Master's in Public Health graduating from Boston University School of Public Health in 2018, where she focused her research on food access and insecurity.
Janelle Edwards: Sustainability and Health Intern
Janelle is a current Master’s student at Drexel University's Dornsife School of Public Health for Environmental and Occupational Health. After receiving her Bachelor's in Biology from Franklin and Marshall College, she developed a strong interest in the cross-sectionality between environmental justice and public health. She aims to work for the Federal Emergency Management Agency in the future in order to bridge the gap between disaster management communications and lower income communities.
Allison Day: Sustainability Intern
Allison is senior in the class of 2019 at the University of Pennsylvania where she is majoring in Environmental Studies with a concentration in Environmental Policy and Application. Throughout her studies at Penn, she has developed an interest in climate change communication and education. She aims to work in the federal government dealing with climate change adaptation in the future.
Margaret Devlin: Sustainability Intern
Meggie is a rising senior studying Environmental Science at Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania. Prior to interning with BSEC, she completed community-based research of food systems and agriculture in Pennsylvania as well as in Tanzania. Meggie also works in environmental education as an intern at Dickinson's Sustainability Office. She has a diverse range of interests, including wildlife management, food systems, and environmental justice.
Kaitlyn Evans: Sustainability Intern
Kaitlyn recently relocated to Philadelphia from Vermont. She is a 2010 graduate of St. Lawrence University with a degree in biology. During her undergraduate studies, she discovered her passion for conservation and land management. Since her time at St. Lawrence, she has worked for a variety of conservation organizations including the Student Conservation Association, National Park Service and the Nantucket Conservation Foundation. She has built trails, conducted vegetation surveys, done invasive plant management and participated in wildlife monitoring projects.