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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.

Julia Salomone (She/Her)
Communications Intern

As a Communications and Outreach Intern, Julia supports the team on the different programs and events.

Julia is a junior undergraduate student at Lewis and Clark College studying for her degree in Environmental Studies with a minor in Gender Studies. She was born and raised in the south Florida area and is constantly shocked at the beauty the PNW has to offer. 

She is passionate about making environmental information more accessible, and strives to bring this enthusiasm and experience to her position at Lloyd EcoDistrict. She is interested in how people engage with environmental issues, and is committed to identifying ways we can engage politically to weave sustainability into the modernity of today’s world. 

In her free time, Julia enjoys planning roadtrips through the PNW, running through the woods, painting, and reading, including some of her favorite novels numerous times over.

Sophia Kingsbury (She/They)
Neighborhood Resilience Intern

As the Neighborhood Resilience Intern, Sophia assists in the development and

supporting of our residential and climate resiliency projects and initiatives.

Sophia is an undergraduate student at Lewis & Clark College studying International Affairs. She was born and raised in the Bay Area and is slowly coming accustomed to the rainy days in Portland. It was in California that Sophia found a passion for sustainability through educating children at an organic farm camp.

She enjoys connecting with others about their love of their culture and identity and the way nature plays a role in their lives. Sophia is fascinated by the intersection of global affairs and the environment, more specifically the practices that each community is taking to mitigate climate change.

Sophia enjoys spending as much time outdoors as she can, often going on long bike rides and runs. She loves going on spontaneous weekend trips with friends and exploring new parts of the Pacific Northwest.