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Background Information

Employment History

Researcher

Newsweek Inc


Affiliations

National Marine Sanctuary Foundation

Board of Trustees Member


Environmental Film Festival

Treasurer of the Board


Ocean Conservancy Inc

Board Member


Rachel's Network

Founding Member


Island Press

Board Member


Convio Inc

Board Member


Island Press

Vice Chairman


The Natural Step

Founder


Fundacion Mbaracayu

Board Member


The Natural Step

Co-Founder


Le Musee

Founder


Maryland/DC Chapter

Board Member


Education

Smith College


Web References(18 Total References)


The Natural Step : About : Board

www.naturalstep.org [cached]

Dane Nichols Dane NicholsThroughout her adult life, Dane Nichols has been a founder and supporter of forward thinking educational, humanitarian and environmental causes.A leader and contributor, she has maximized her position and resources to create positive changes locally, nationally, and internationally.She is most proud of her work with The Natural Step where she has served as Chairperson from 1998 to 2002 and remains on the Board of Directors. Ms. Nichols spent fifteen years overseas, in the United States Foreign Service, fostering and managing relationships with key international figures in an effort to enhance the missions of the U.S. embassy, US Interests Section and US consulate wherever she served.Stationed with her family in Brazil, Belgium, Havana, Cuba and Paraguay, she moved successfully and comfortably among key players in the foreign policy and cultural arenas in all four countries and speaks Portuguese, French and Spanish.During her time abroad, Dane achieved many successes.In 1979, she co-founded Le Musee des Enfants in Brussels, the first children's museum in Europe.Working collaboratively with The Nature Conservancy and Fundacion Moises Bertoni in Paraguay, she successfully lobbied and supported the effort to create the United Nations Mbaracayu International Bio-Reserve, a 95,000-hectare sub-tropical Atlantic Rainforest.She is currently a board member for Fundacion Mbaracayu, which works to protect and expand the territory. Her accomplishments at home in the United States include; participation and leadership in the establishment of The Lab School of Washington, a leader in the field of teaching learning disabled children.As Executive Director of the US Committee for Le Memorial museum, she worked during the mid-eighties, with French historians, museum designers and film-makers to help create a large museum and study center of the Second World War, in Caen, Normandy, France.She also served on the board of the Maryland/DC Chapter of The Nature Conservancy for six years from 1991-1997.She has acted as an independent consultant for The National Journal - Government Research Corporation and Glorious Foods.She has also worked as a researcher for Newsweek magazine.Ms. Nichols is a founding member of Rachel's Network, a group of women philanthropists supporting collective action on conservation and environmental issues.She is also Vice Chairman of the board of Island Press - Center for Resource Economics, a publishing house for environmental information.


Board of Trustees - National Marine Sanctuary Foundation

www.marinesanctuary.org [cached]

Dane Nichols


Dane Nichols - National Marine Sanctuary Foundation

www.marinesanctuary.org [cached]

Dane Nichols
Dane Nichols co-founded Natural Step US and Rachel's Network. She served as Vice Chair of the Board of Directors for Island Press and for the Ocean Conservancy. Dane has lived in Brazil, Belgium, Cuba and Paraguay. While in Paraguay, she helped protect Mbaracayu, a 95,000 sq. ha. tract of subtropical Atlantic rainforest, now a United Nation Bio-Reserve. Dane brings a strong background in communication which will help the Foundation strengthen its public awareness efforts and engage a broader and more diverse audience for marine conservation. Dane is a graduate of Smith College. "Growing up on the shores of Lake Michigan and spending many summers at the ocean, in Rhode Island, I have water in my DNA," said Dane Nichols.


Board of Directors - Environmental Film Festival

dceff.org [cached]

Dane Nichols


Ocean Conservancy: Our Board of Directors

www.oceanconservancy.org [cached]

Ms. Dane Nichols
Vice Chair


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