Nora Gallagher has written several books, both fiction and nonfiction. She is the enviro editor at Patagonia and lives in Santa Barbara, CA. Lisa Myers is Patagonia's Environmental Grants Manager. She's worked for Patagonia since 2001, where she has been involved in organizing and implementing the Tools for Grassroots Activists Conference, which hosts 75 environmental activists every two years at South Lake Tahoe. She lives in Oak View, CA. Yvon Chouinard is the founder of Patagonia, as well as of 1% for the Planet and numerous other environmental organizations. He lives in Ventura, CA.