Ellen Didion

Director

Founder and president of the Sunshine Community Foundation, Ellen is a teacher whos career includes an internship with the National League of Cities, and experience in non-profit corporations including the Smithsonian, Corporation for Public Broadcasting and the National Science Foundation, and The Graduate School, USDA.

She has worked as a grant writer, fund raiser, program specialist, teacher and consultant.

Work and travel to five continents has given her a greater appreciation of the importance sustainable development and environmental and natural resource economics, fueling her desire to develop ecological, sustainable communities through smart partnerships that optimize local and regional resources.