Jessica Girard

Jessica is a dancer, hiker and avocado lover. She holds a Business degree with a minor in Environmental Studies from Antioch University. Her passion for environmental advocacy first grew as a Team Leader for the Santa Barbara Water Guardians, where she led an initiative to ban fracking. Taking on California’s intense drought, she went on to become the CEO and Sales Director for EcoLawn, Santa Barbara’s leading water-wise landscape construction company. In under 3 years, her team completed over 350 projects, which saved over 3.6 million gallons of water. In 2017, she transitioned to become the VP of Membership for the Helena Group, a think tank of interdisciplinary and intergenerational world leaders whose focus is addressing issues of global importance.

Jessica is over the moon about her role in helping to creatively regenerate our home by planting millions of trees with Forest Nation.