Julie Hudson

Vice President

Julie Hudson the Environment Team’s Vice President of Development. She has dedicated her career to addressing environmental issues such as climate change, biodiversity loss, habitat protection and problems within our food system. She has an MA in Environmental Policy and a BA in Environmental Studies and Economics (dual major) from The George Washington University.

Previously, as’s Director of Development, she helped grow their budget from just under $3 million to $18 million and grew the Development team to six people. Her fundraising experience also includes the National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition and Center for Food Safety. She has also done policy work and grassroots organizing at the Sierra Club and The Wilderness Society.

Julie is a foodie who is passionate about local food and farming. She spent several years farming part time in northeastern Pennsylvania, growing and selling food to her local community while helping farmers increase their production and gain access to new markets. This included starting a winter farmer’s market and an annual farm to table event. Julie now resides in the beautiful hills of western Massachusetts with her partner, Eli.

Our Team


  • As’s Development Director, grew budget from $3 million to $18 million and managed team of six

  • Started a winter farmer’s market and annual farm & chef event as a volunteer

  • While at the Sierra Club, organized grassroots support that led to the 2001 Roadless Rule of the US Forest Service, protecting over 58 million acres