Sam Bar is a graduate of Northeastern University, Sam worked as a quality assurance and manufacturing engineer for companies in both the United States and China. In 2011, he joined the U.S. Peace Corps as an education volunteer in Mozambique, where he taught at a secondary school and coordinated a national science program. As our go-to expert on sustainability issues in manufacturing and product use, Sam draws on his diverse manufacturing expertise and global development exposure to ensure our product providers represent the values of green burial. Sam@greenburialcouncil.org
Matt Connell — Bio coming
Agnes Dussault— Bio coming
David Anderson is a Licensed Funeral Director in Kansas, California, & Oregon. He has an AAS degree in Funeral Science from Arkansas State University - Mountain Home, and is a recipient of the Certificate of Proficiency in Green Funeral Service. David treasures the outdoors, and the wonders our environment provides. He believes everyone should have the chance & opportunity of a dignified and earth friendly disposition.
Aleta Cardinal is a licensed funeral director and embalmer in Wisconsin. Originally from central Illinois, she has a BS degree in Mortuary Science and Funeral Service from Southern Illinois University of Carbondale. She loves helping families as a funeral director and educating the public about different aspects of the funeral industry and the choices available to them. She is also an environmental advocate, and loves the idea of getting back to the roots of our culture; including taking care of our own loved ones when they pass. Aleta@greenburialcouncil.org
Emily B. Miller is a licensed Funeral Director/Embalmer and founder of GBC-certified cemetery Colorado Burial Preserve. After receiving a Bachelor of Arts in Religions from Reed College, she studied Funeral Service Education at Lake Washington Institute of Technology. It was in funeral directing classes that Emily first learned of natural burial as an option. In her later experiences in helping families connect with funeral options, she found the options for wild final resting places lacking in Colorado and resolved to join the movement.
Sam Perry is a dual-licensed mortician (Indiana and Illinois), green burial advocate, and death educator. He has a BS in Mortuary Science and Funeral Service from Southern Illinois University Carbondale, and is working on his MS in Education from there as well. He currently works as an anatomy curator and as an adjunct professor teaching Changing Landscapes in Funeral Service. He hosts Death Cafés in his community and believes that through death and loss we can find tools for learning to live stronger, more whole lives. Samuelp@greenburialcouncil.org
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