Research Consultant Dr. David O. Carter is Director and Professor of Forensic Sciences at Chaminade University of Honolulu. He brings extensive research experience with the decomposition of remains in terrestrial habitats. Dr. Carter’s research focuses on the contributions that decomposing remains make to biodiversity and the cycling of nutrients, all of which are crucial to a healthy habitat. He is particularly interested in the role of microorganisms during decomposition. Dr. Carter’s work has been published in several international journals and books while his research has been presented at numerous scientific conferences around the world.
Jane Black, Secretary, has worked as an artist, writer, editor, juror, panelist, curator and nonprofit executive director. In 2014, she founded Build Art In, LLC, to assist communities, corporations and organizations in identifying art that expresses its unique vision, mission and aesthetic. Currently she is serving as a death companion for her mother while planning a move back to the West Coast. Her expertise in conference planning alongside superior organizational skills will be an asset to the Green Burial Council. Term expires June 2022
Need Title Saturday, October 17, 2020 9:00 - 10:00 am Elizabeth Kucinich, BA, MA, environmental land protection advocate, congressional liaison, and award-winning filmmaker
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