Shelly Connor, Associate Director of the Northwest Center for Alternatives to Pesticides, will talk about Pesticides and their Impacts on Living Organisms and Environment.
Prior to joining NCAP Shelly worked as the associate director for Appalachian Voices, an environmental non-profit based in Boone, NC. In addition, she worked as director of Blue Ridge Women in Agriculture and served on the Board of Directors for two years. She also worked as a citizen outreach director where she ran a door-to-door fundraising campaign for Montana Public Interest Research Group (MontPIRG), Sierra Club and the Human Rights Campaign.
Shelly was the co-founder of the first Montana Farm to College Program at the University of Montana in Missoula. She earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in biology and Masters of Science degree in environmental studies from the University of Montana. Shelly joined the NCAP staff in 2008.