Carly Lettero, Environmental Arts and Humanities Initiative Program Manager, is an interdisciplinary researcher, writer, and community organizer. She holds a Master of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies in applied ethics, anthropology, and sociology from Oregon State University and a BA in creative writing from University of Nevada, Reno. She has over ten years of program design and management experience for environmental organizations. In addition to working with Environmental Arts and Humanities, she is also the program director of the Spring Creek Project for Ideas, Nature, and the Written Word at Oregon State University and director of Energize Corvallis, a program of the Corvallis Environmental Center. She co-founded Communities Take Charge, a grassroots program that encourages residents to reduce their carbon emissions and become active in local climate change movements. The Communities Take Charge program is being replicated throughout the Pacific Northwest.