Brooklyn Staff

Jeff Sharpe
Director
BrooklynDartmouth

Jeff is the co-founder and Executive Director of Sustainable Summer. He is a former partner and director of Career Explorations, a summer internship program for high school students, and Vertex Academic Services, an educational consulting company. Jeff has a BA from Bucknell University and an MA from Dartmouth College.

Allie Mack
Facilitator
BrooklynDartmouth

Allie currently works as an educator and outdoor program coordinator at Explorations Academy, a small private high school in Bellingham, WA. When not in school, you’ll find her running the trails around the city or baking too many loaves of bread. Her career as an educator began after a series of unexpected events during her… Read More

Paula Romo
Facilitator
BrooklynCosta Rica

Paula has undergraduate degrees in Human Development for Sustainability, emergency medicine, and photography. She has worked as a consultant, researcher, designer, and educator specializing in the implementation of holistic ecological projects. Paula has field experience working with communities in Mexico, Peru, Costa Rica, Argentina, and Chile where she has had the opportunity to collaborate with… Read More

Demaceo Howard
Facilitator
Brooklyn

Upon graduating from Cornell College with a degree in Biology Demaceo began pursuing work in the field of conservation. He has worked as an environmental educator and conservation biologist in the US, Honduras, Costa Rica, and the Bahamas.

James O’Grady
Facilitator
BrooklynDartmouth

James was born and raised in New York City and is currently finishing his degree in International Development and Indigenous Studies at McGill University in Montreal, Canada

Cathy Yuhas
Facilitator
Brooklyn

Cathy is a Science and Environmental Service Systems (Career and Technical Education) instructor. She is a graduate of Fairfield University, where she obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology. She also has a Master of Science degree in Environmental Science from NJ Institute of Technology/Rutgers University- Newark. At NJIT/Rutgers and a second Master of Science degree in Urban Environmental Systems Management from Pratt Institute.