Lisa Renstrom

Vice Chair, Board of Directors at Confluence Philanthropy, Inc.

Lisa Renstrom

Lisa Renstrom

Vice Chair, Board of Directors at Confluence Philanthropy, Inc.

Biography

Lisa Renstrom identifies as a Nebraskan, but a decade in the hotel industry in Mexico enhanced her world view while she focused on a business bottom line - not a triple bottom. Fast forward to Charlotte North Carolina she served as local chair of the Sierra Club, connecting her to her core purpose. This manifested as Executive Director of Voice & Choices, which advanced economic and environmental sustainability through large-scale change models and civic engagement. Later, as President of the national Sierra Club, she strove to engage all Americans in environmental protection and place energy and climate at the top of the Clubs priorities. Place based in DC, as President of Rachel’s Network, Lisa led the groups post founder strategic planning to position the Philanthropic Network for a new decade.

Most recently she consulted for Divest Invest Philanthropy then helped launch Divest –Invest Individual, a platform for individuals seeking to acceleration the transition to a sustainable and equitable economy. Lisa serves as a Board member to Bonwood Social Investments, ecoAmerica, Interfaith Power & Light, GSP Institute, Rachel’s Action Network. Oh yes, undergrad Finance Degree from the University of Nebraska at Omaha, urban studies and the University of North Carolina, Owner President Management Program at Harvard Business School and a Masters in Public Policy at the Kennedy School.

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Number of Boards

3

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Founder & President at ecoAmerica

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Co-Founder at Confluence Philanthropy, Inc.

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Managing Director at Confluence Philanthropy, Inc.

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Operations Director at Confluence Philanthropy, Inc.

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Operations & Finance Coordinator at Confluence Philanthropy, Inc.

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Director at Confluence Philanthropy, Inc.

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President at The Ocean Foundation

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Former Executive Director & General Counsel at New York State Trial Lawyers Association

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Chief Executive Officer at As You Sow

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Senior Officer, Client Experience & Strategic Development at ImpactAssets, Inc.

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Founder & President at ecoAmerica

ecoAmerica grows the base of popular support for climate solutions in America with research-driven marketing, partnerships, and national programs that connect with Americans' core values to bring about and support change in personal and civic choices and behaviors.

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Vice Chair, Board of Directors
Current

Confluence Philanthropy is a non-profit network of over 200 private, public, and community foundations. We build capacity and provide technical assistance to enhance the ability of foundations to align the management of assets with organizational mission to promote environmental sustainability and social justice. Confluence is a recognized affinity group of the Council on Foundations. We are supported by our members. Confluence is not an investment advisor. Therefore we do not provide advice or guidance to venture funds, social enterprises, or grant seekers about how to secure program-related investments nor any other form of capital. We do not share the contacts of our members nor do we network fundraisers to philanthropic investors.

Trustee
Prior

Earthjustice Legal Defense Fund provides environmental legal services. Its services help to preserve magnificent places and wildlife, to advance clean energy, and to combat climate change. The company was founded in 1971 and is headquartered in San Francisco, CA.

Director
Prior

The Sierra Club is the most enduring and influential grassroots environmental organization in the United States. They amplify the power of their 3.5+ million members and supporters to defend everyone’s right to a healthy world.

Non-Profit Donations & Grants

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$5,000 - $10K
2016

The Sierra Club Foundation is a public charity that provides financial support to the Sierra Club and other environmental organizations for charitable projects. They fund environmental projects which fall into the three general categories of public education, litigation, and training. The foundation was founded in 1960 and is located in San Francisco, CA.

$5,000 - $10K
2015

The Sierra Club Foundation is a public charity that provides financial support to the Sierra Club and other environmental organizations for charitable projects. They fund environmental projects which fall into the three general categories of public education, litigation, and training. The foundation was founded in 1960 and is located in San Francisco, CA.

$5,000 - $10K
2014

The Sierra Club Foundation is a public charity that provides financial support to the Sierra Club and other environmental organizations for charitable projects. They fund environmental projects which fall into the three general categories of public education, litigation, and training. The foundation was founded in 1960 and is located in San Francisco, CA.

Political Donations
$10K
2008

Former President of United States

$500
2008
$250
2008

Former Senator from North Carolina

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