NOMINATED BY: JEREMY DRAKE, Rob Lindner, & Sarah Marker
Becca is from Helena and graduated from the University of Montana in 2014 with a b.s. in natural resource conservation. During her time at UM, she was a leader in the UM Wilderness Association and student government. Becca explored her passion for conservation through positions at The Wilderness Society, the Glacier Institute, and the US Forest Service. She worked for Senator Tester in both Montana and Washington, DC, and she was selected as a 2013 Truman Scholar for leadership and public service. Following graduation, she moved to Germany as a Congress Bundestag (CBYX) Fellow, where she had language training and completed research on micro plastic pollution in the Baltic Sea. She is currently working on climate and zero waste initiatives as an Energy Corps AmeriCorps member at Home ReSource and Climate Smart Missoula. She is a 2016 New Leaders Council Fellow and volunteers with the Montana Wilderness Association as a member of the Great Burn Steering Committee. In her free time, she enjoys exploring Montana's mountains and wild places. When not adventuring, she can often be found swing dancing, reading, or creating whimsical art projects.