Center for Environmental Economic Development
A Catalyst for Creating Environmentally Sustainable Communities

About CEED

Organizational Background

The Center for Environmental Economic Development (CEED) is a US-based nongovernmental organization incorporated in 1993 in California as a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization.

We are overseen by a national Board of Directors and by local, national, and international advisory committees. CEED's funding includes a wide range of foundations and government programs.

Our Senior Staff

Ruthanne Cecil, Executive Director, J.D. in Law, University of California at Hastings

Ruthanne Cecil is a well-known expert on financing sustainability, and speaks widely on how fiscal policy options can create the necessary funding pools for urgent global needs.

CEED Board of Directors

Maureen Hart, President

Program Manager, Redwood Coast Energy Authority.

Margaret Gainer

Director, Office of Economic and Community Development, Humboldt State University.

Suzanne Guerra

Cultural Resources and Public History Consultant, Guerra & McBane LLC.

Matthew Marshall

Greenhouse Gas Reduction Program Administrator, City and County of Denver.