Duard Headley has an Environmental Studies Master’s degree from Ohio University that includes diverse areas of study ranging from geographic information systems, to conservation biology, to hydrology, to restoration ecology. He also studied chemistry and social psychology at Case Western Reserve University. Together these provide a strong foundation for understanding both the science and human impact of climate change. Currently, Duard is a member of the Yellow Springs Environmental Commission, where advises the Yellow Springs Village Council on climate change related issues and on a climate action plan. He is also one of the organizing members of the Yellow Springs Resilience Network, which is a group of individuals, organizations, and businesses in and around Yellow Springs who share a common purpose of mitigating climate change and building resilience to its impacts. Duard is a resident of Yellow Springs, Ohio where lives in a highly energy efficient house with a native landscape restoration project in progress.