John Powers, Board President, Alliance for Sustainable Colorado
Founder of Alliance for Sustainable Colorado in 2004 and full-time volunteer, John has been on its board since inception. John is a board member of Conservation Colorado and the Educational Foundation of America. From 2006-12 John was a member of the Greenprint Council, a citizens’ advisory committee to the Mayor of Denver’s Sustainable Development Initiative. He was a member of the management committee of the Environmental Grantmakers Association 1991-93 and a volunteer organizer of its annual conferences 1989-94. He is the principal of J.P. Powers & Co. which has real estate investment and ranching interests, and was a real estate broker in the 1970s. He received an M.B.A. in Finance from the University of Colorado in 1983 and a B.A. in History and Psychology, from Oberlin College in 1971.