Martin Rosen, Senior Advisor
Martin J. Rosen has worked in an environmental advisory capacity for DotGreen since its inception. One of the Founders of The Trust for Public Land, Rosen has spent a lifetime in conservation, driven by a sense of civic responsibility and environmental necessity. Under Rosen’s leadership, The Trust for Public Land partnered with local, regional, and national organizations and governments, to preserve wilderness resources as well as urban recreation zones, to allow residents to develop a deeper connection with nature. He was counsel to the San Francisco law firm of Silver, Rosen, Fischer & Stecher, which specialized in transportation and regulatory law. Mr. Rosen was part of a goodwill delegation to India under the auspices of the U.S. State Department and the Ford and Rockefeller Foundations. He serves on the boards of the Pollinator Partnership, the Landscape Architecture Foundation, and other nonprofit and educational institutions. Previously, he was in residence as a Conservation Fellow, and taught at the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, publishing a monograph entitled “Using Partnerships For Land Conservation.” He is a member at-large of Earth Share’s Board of Directors.
Jeremy’s knowledge of numerous companies and varied industries worldwide is an asset to the Foundation in its corporate outreach plan for anchor sponsors. New Zealand born, Jeremy Coon has a global background and perspective. Mr. Coon has a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance and has spent many years working as an equity analyst and Portfolio Manager for some of the most respected Hedge Funds in the world. He recognizes the trend amongst industry leaders who are seeing “green” as a viable business strategy, beyond marketing. Sustainable use of resources and innovative re-purposing and use of materials, seeking alternative energy, etc. directly benefits their bottom line as do other employment and social responsibility initiatives.
Jay Dean acts in an environmental and marketing advisory role for DotGreen, bringing a background of experience in conservation and non-profit work. He currently serves on the National Board of Directors at EarthShare, and was previously Chief Marketing Officer at The Trust for Public Land. His focus on environmental advocacy and conservation stems from his long appreciation of wilderness.
Robin Perkins-Baiettini has supported the DotGreen initiative since it launched in 2008, in an advisory, community building and outreach role. As EarthShare’s current Director of Communications and Marketing she brings a background in nonprofit environmental marketing and experience in developing new online initiatives. She was previously Communications Manager in the News & Information department at the American Association for the Advancement of Science, where she helped launch an online science news service for international journalists.
UCSB Alumni from College of Engineering and Santa Barbara resident since 1974. Founder of high tech companies EDI, a high tech service-oriented company, and Miramar Systems, the world leader in cross-platform software bridging the gap between Mac and Windows operating systems, Harry has a wealth of experience in business development, product design, and technology innovation. Miramar was an Inc. 500 Company five years in a row and was the recipient of the highest awards given for groundbreaking computer productions. In addition to his high-tech career, Harry has sustained many successful enterprises in the Film and Television industry. To further pursue his passion for filmmaking, Harry founded On the Wave Productions and provides services in studio sound recording, cinematography equipment rentals, and full service postproduction suites. Harry has worked as a Cinematographer and Producer on Emmy and Telly award winning documentaries and on several feature films with many of Hollywood’s mainstay talent.
Mr. Wexler is a Principal with the San Francisco law firm of Adler & Colvin, a firm that specializes in the representation of nonprofit organizations and their donors, with an emphasis on tax and corporate matters. His practice focuses on private foundation grant making, program related investments, representing social enterprises, and unrelated business income tax issues, in addition to the full range of other issues affecting public charities and private foundations. He received his undergraduate degree, magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, from Brown University in 1982. He received his law degree from Columbia University in 1985. Mr. Wexler is a Lecturer in Law at Stanford Law School, where he teaches the Law of Nonprofit Organizations. He is a member of the Board of Directors of Benetech, a 501(c)(3) that uses technology to serve humanity. Mr. Wexler is a contributing author to CEB’s text Advising California Nonprofit Corporations. His most recently published articles include: “Proposed Regulations Validate Program Related Investments in the 21st Century,” Journal of Taxation (August, 2012); “Using the New Hybrid Legal Forms — Three Case Studies, Four Important questions & A Bunch of Analysis,” Exempt Organization Tax Review (January, 2012); and “Effective Social Enterprise – a Menu of Legal Structures,” Exempt Organization Tax Review (June, 2009). Mr. Wexler is a member of the American Bar Association, and an active participant of the Tax Section’s Exempt Organization Committee, where he currently serves as the Chair for the Committee.
Board of Directors
Annalisa Roger, Chair
Jennifer Knoll, Treasurer
Bret Fausett, Secretary
Keith Gilles, Member
Dean of Department of Environmental Science, Policy and Management, College of Natural Resources, UC Berkeley
Harry Rabin, Member
Documentary Film Maker
Founder, Executive Director
Co-Founder, Community Engagement
Director of Partnerships
Human Resources and Accounting