Staff

Jennifer Hill-Hart – Executive Director

Jennifer is a passionate advocate for social justice and healthy, sustainable communities.  She started as Executive Director of AERO in the fall of 2014.  Prior to working with AERO, Jennifer worked as a staff attorney for Montana Legal Services Association, providing legal assistance to low-income people.  Her graduate studies focused on environmental justice and sustainable communities in Indian Country.  Jennifer’s academic and research interests include policy issues that create systemic change for people living in poverty, including: environmental justice–particularly food justice and energy justice, sustainable and empowered communities, healthcare, education, and access to justice.   She lives in Helena and loves yoga, reading, hiking with her dog, running, fishing, playing roller derby, cooking veggies, and sharing food with loved ones. Email Jennifer

 

Corrie Williamson – Outreach Director

Corrie grew up on a small goat farm in southwestern Virginia, an upbringing that played a powerful role in developing her commitment to local and sustainable agriculture. She studied archaeology and poetry as an undergraduate, and completed her graduate degree in English at the University of Arkansas with a focus in poetry. She is the former director of the Arkansas Writers in the Schools Program, and co-coordinator of the Helena Area Literary Arts Program (HALA). She has worked in the past as a National Crew Leader for the Student Conservation Association, leading crews of volunteer high school students on trailwork and conservation projects in the national parks, and as an adjunct instructor at Helena College and Carroll College, teaching composition and environmental studies.  Email Corrie