Tom Peifer, M.S. – Agroecologist, Builder and Writer. Founder of El Centro Verde,http://www.elcentroverde.org/.
Will Raap, – (www.wilraap.org) founder and chairman of Gardener’s Supply Company,http://www.gardeners.com/ the leading gardening products direct marketer in the world with operations in the North America, Europe and South America. As the largest distributor of organic gardening supplies, composting equipment, water-saving solutions, and healthy backyard habitat products GSC has promoted environmental restoration at home for 25 years. Will also founded the non-profit Intervale Center in Vermont, the largest community organic farming and local food system catalyst organization in the US and he is active on state, national and international boards involved with climate change mitigation and ecosystem restoration.
Pietro Stagno Ugarte & Luz Letelier Bellalta—Architectural advisers to Pueblo Verde who blend an artistic, contemporary style with sound bio-climatic principles to offer comfortable, affordable living solutions. http://www.luzdepiedra.com/
Josh Lippold, ASLA—Ecological Landscape Architect President, Blue Planet EcoDesign
Michael Ogden, P.E., LEED AP
Founding Director, Principal Engineer
Natural Systems International http://www.natsys-inc.com/
Applied Biotechnology – wastewater, stormwater, reuse, watershed restoration
Jorge Mario Montero Arguedas, ICE—Civil engineer and environmental planner with 20 years experience in utility scale renewable energy development with ICE. He has worked on ICE’s hydropower plants and also in environmental assessment and evaluation of power projects. Consults with Pueblo Verde on energy efficiency, renewable energies (wind, PV solar, hydropower, biomass).
Henry Toruño Gutierrez, MS.—Forester with emphasis on native species in the wet-dry tropics. Responsible for forest survey and management of harvesting and reforestation.
Paola Brenes Rojas, —Agroecologist, Oversees wildlife survey and habitat restoration in Pueblo Verde. Also directs Nandavi Project (USF&WS) and Proyecto Nandamojo.