MEET THE TEAM

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Marta Hanson (She/Her)
Interim Executive Director

As Interim Executive Director, Marta provides direction and support for the Lloyd EcoDistrict organization planning and program operations work.

Marta brings a decade of experience in gender and racial equity work, community development, and institutional change. She served for five years as Assistant Dean & Associate Director of the Women’s Community Center at Stanford, helping build and support a thriving intersectional feminist community, and has raised funds for numerous progressive causes and candidates, including NARAL Pro-Choice America and Kamala Harris. In her independent consulting work, Marta has supported civic leaders, nonprofits, and certified benefit corporations across the country, including the Harvard Kennedy School of Government and Common Cause Oregon. 

Marta holds degrees in American Studies and Feminist Studies from Stanford and a Master in Public Administration from the Harvard Kennedy School of Government. She is also an EcoDistricts Accredited Professional, demonstrating a commitment to building sustainable and equitable neighborhoods.

Marta grew up in Oregon and loves exploring the natural beauty of the Pacific Northwest. She also enjoys crafting, dancing, and playing the ukulele, and can say “thank you” in over a dozen languages. 

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Joshua Baker (He/Him)
Outreach Program Manager

As the Outreach Program Manager for Lloyd EcoDistrict Joshua coordinates the various programs and outreach events that support the goals of Lloyd EcoDistrict.

Joshua has nearly a decade of outreach and program management experience at renewable energy and social justice non-profits. This includes overseeing solar outreach and education programs with Solar Oregon, coordinating a renewable energy leadership development program at Focus the Nation, and organizing campaigns and training initiatives at Mt. Hood Community College with the Oregon Student Association. Most recently, he managed best practice programs and events for utility company staff across the western United States and Canada with the Western Energy Institute.

Passionate about climate change and energy issues, Joshua is also pursuing a Graduate Certificate in Energy Policy and Management at Portland State University. He is also an EcoDistricts Accredited Professional (AP), the only credential demonstrating a commitment to creating sustainable, equitable neighborhoods that meet the EcoDistricts Certified standard.

He is an avid walker and bus user. In his free time, you’ll often find him drinking too much coffee at local cafes, out at music shows, or hiking and camping in Eastern Oregon.

Kacey Larson (They/Then) Communications and Outreach Specialist

As a Communications and Outreach Specialist, Kacey supports the team in planning programs and events and with communications with residents, employees, and stakeholders across Lloyd.

Kacey is a junior undergraduate student at Portland State University studying for their degree in Environmental Science. They have always lived in the Pacific Northwest and developed a love and passion for the unique environment the region has to offer. After school, Kacey plans to work on ocean conservation.

They are passionate about the conservation of our lands and oceans and plan to bring this passion into their role at Lloyd EcoDistrict. Kacey believes that we are capable of making social and environmental change, especially when working as a team. They are eager to connect with the Lloyd community in ways that promote this positive change.

In their free time, Kacey can be found exploring the Pacific Northwest in any way they can—from scuba diving to mountain climbing and anywhere in between. They love road tripping in their EV with their wife and dog and seeing as much of this amazing planet as they can.