Dane Levis, a Richmond resident, has been the Field Director for Climate Action Virginia for nearly three years. Before that, Dane was the Regional Field Director with multiple LCV programs including Montana's and New Hampshire’s Climate Action Teams. In addition to his work with LCV, Dane has worked with the ACLU and New Futures on issues including lowering prescription drug costs and the repeal of the death penalty. Dane is originally from New Hampshire and he’s excited to share his appreciation for nature and his passion for environmental issues in Virginia. In his free time, Dane is an avid reader, likes to play tennis and pickleball, and loves to hike and camp in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains.
Emily Morrow joined the Climate Action Virginia team in September of 2021 as a Field Organizer and assumed the role of Regional Field Director of Colorado for the 2022 election cycle with Climate Action's GreenRoots Program. In January 2023, she took on the role of Regional Field Director for the Richmond Climate Action Team.
Emily graduated from the College of William & Mary in May of 2021 with a BS in Government and Environmental Science and Policy. During her time at William and Mary, she served as the events director for the student radio station and led outdoor adventure trips with the Tribe Adventure Program.
After graduation, Emily worked for a white-water rafting company in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, and then moved to Richmond, Virginia to pursue a career in environmental advocacy. In her free time, she enjoys reading, pottery, yoga, and backpacking.
In 2016 Morgan Lovell joined the North Carolina Climate Action team as a Field Organizer. In 2021 Morgan transitioned to a Regional Field Director role in the Hampton Roads area of Virginia. Morgan is a graduate of Livingstone College, located in Salisbury, North Carolina, where she received a Bachelor's Degree in Political Science. After working on various political campaigns Morgan began to focus on issue-based programs, bringing her to LCV's Climate Action program. Morgan is passionate about environmental justice, social justice and racial equity. Climate Action Virginia gives her a platform to bring awareness to those who may not be privy to the disparities they endure in their community.
Kayleigh Flanagan joined the Climate Action Virginia team as a Field Organizer in June of 2022. In May of 2020 Kayleigh graduated from James Madison University with a Bachelor’s of Science in Sociology with a concentration in social inequality and public policy. She then continued her journey in education, moving to Richmond to then receive her Master of Science degree in Sociology from Virginia Commonwealth University. She continued to study trends of social inequality in human interaction and societal infrastructure while conducting two years of human behavioral research.
Having grown up solely in rural communities of Vermont, Kentucky, and Virginia Kayleigh quickly fell in love with the hustle and bustle of Richmond City life. With an immersion into the social web of the city and a deep passion for observing and exposing deep rooted social inequality, it was an easy decision to begin organizing with Climate Action. Her love for all environments - rural to urban - and love for sociological understanding is something she hopes to impart in her work to create a more equitable and sustainable future for all.
Madelynn Stibbard graduated in December 2021 from Otterbein University with a Bachelor’s in Environmental Science and Sustainability Studies with minors in Earth Science and Public Relations. She moved to Richmond in May to begin her career in environmental advocacy with the Climate Action Virginia team. Madelynn grew up in Pittsburgh and in her free time, she enjoys riding horses, painting and playing pickleball. Her biggest passion in the environmental field is climate change and natural resource conservation. She utilizes her role as field organizer to build volunteers personal connections with nature and encourage them to advocate for sustainability in their own lives.
Colin Arnold joined Climate Action Virginia in 2020. A lifelong resident of the commonwealth, Colin grew up in central Virginia where they spent most of their weekends camping and backpacking along the Appalachian Trail. In 2007 they transplanted to Hampton Roads to pursue a Bachelor's of Fine Arts at Old Dominion University and remained after graduating. After a few years of volunteering with LCV, Colin took the chance on focusing on environmental activism full time. With a passion for learning and continuing education, Colin loves learning and teaching others the ins and outs of the infrastructure that keeps our communities running and how we can make those systems cleaner, more sustainable, and more equitable.
Nadine Guillory joined Climate Action Virginia in May 2022, and is a proud Virginia Beach, native who has lifelong volunteered for the improvement of community and environment. Nadine is a certified stenographer for 20 years, which is a direct equivalent to her passion now to communicate climate and environmental needs to the uninformed. Being a prominent church member has afforded Nadine the opportunity to volunteer and work different positions over the past years. Currently Nadine enjoys thriving in her position as a Field Organizer and hobbies such as reading, socializing and exploring.
Khasiya Strong joined Climate Action Virginia as a Field Organizer for the Hampton Roads team in September 2022.
As a Hampton Roads native, Khasiya has spent a majority of her life in political organizing and volunteering. She was both a volunteer and organizer for Del. Shelly Simonds’ campaigns and is a frequent volunteer for many programs at the Virginia Cooperative Extension. She also completed a fellowship with Bluebonnet Data in November 2022.
In her free time she enjoys reading, building Lego sets, tending to her plants and pets, and planning plastic free picnics.