As Executive Director of reThink Green Rebecca Danard is passionate about finding collaborative solutions to environmental challenges. With extensive experience in non-profit leadership, project management, and event planning, she connects grass roots groups, non-profits, businesses and government agencies to ideas, partnerships and resources. By using creative, innovative, data-driven strategies and tools, she works to build a sustainable community in Greater Sudbury and beyond. She leads a team of staff, volunteers and community leaders to produce community events such as the Greater Sudbury Earth Day Festival and semi-annual Green Gatherings. Rebecca also recruits and supports members of the Forge: the co-working space that reThink Green operates as a social enterprise. Through Green Economy North, powered by Sustainability CoLab, Rebecca helps businesses and organizations maximize the benefits for becoming more sustainable. This project was recently recognized with a 2016 Innovation Award from Green Communities Canada. Trained as classical musician, Rebecca also plays principal clarinet in the Sudbury Symphony Orchestra.