Advisory Board

We are creating an advisory board for the organization.

Current members:

Braden Trauth, Cincinnati, Ohio.

Braden Trauth, a native of Cincinnati, has been studying sustainability for more than 15 years. He got his start in sustainable design interning at Earthship Biotecture in New Mexico and at the New England Aquarium. After graduating with a BS in Industrial Design from the University of Cincinnati in 2004, he moved to Taos, NM where he bought and remodeled an Earthship home.

Bio Pic PDC 15He took his first Permaculture Design Course in 2006 with Scott Pittman, his second with Bill Mollison and Geoff Lawton in 2007, and his teacher training in 2006 with Peter Bane at the Central Rocky Mountain Permaculture Institute. In 2007 Braden also worked at David Holmgren’s farm Melliodora in Hepburn Springs, Australia. Returning to Cincinnati later that year, he began teaching on his home turf. Since then, he has headed up and co-taught 13 PDCs serving more than 150 students.

Braden Trauth served on the board of GRLPI from 2015 to 2018. Thank you for your service.