Sally Ann Ranney is a business woman, environmental strategist, activist and visionary with four decades of experience in environmental management, renewable energy, wetland banking, water, biodiversity, sustainability, and the climate change sectors. She works in the public and private sectors at the local, national and international levels.
Current Service – Ranney is President/Co-Founder of the American Renewable Energy Institute (AREI) and AREDAY Summit, Chairwoman, Co-Founder & President of GlobalChoice.Org (GC.Org) and CEO of Stillwater Preservation, LLC, a wetlands mitigation banking company. She was Co-Founder of IWECI which established the Women's Earth and Climate Action Network (WECAN). Sally is a member of the National Board of Directors of the National Wildlife Federation (USA), the largest membership environmental organization in the USA, with over 6 million members and a member of the Global Advisory Committee of Women and the Green Economy (WAGE) as well as a Managing Partner of S & C, LLC, Ranney is a Senior Advisor to the One Humanity Institute (Poland) and to the MAPS (Marine Arctic Peace Sanctuary UN Treaty) campaign based in Canada. She has worked with three US Presidents, including Presidents Carter, Clinton and his transition team, and received a Presidential Appointment by President Reagan to serve on the Presidential Commission on American Outdoors. She serves on the Board of the Climate Accountability Institute and the Bonobo Conservation Initiative. Ranney is a Founding Benefactor of Artemis, a sportswoman's group mobilizing the voice and engagement of women across the US in defense of America’s public lands heritage, amplifying the voice of women demanding climate change solutions and protection of wildlife habitat, rivers and watersheds.
Past Service – Ranney was a founding Board member of the Grand Canyon Trust, and served as a Patron of Nature for IUCN (International Union of the Conservation of Nature), and on the Board of the Galmann Nature Conservancy (Kenya). She served as a Resource Policy Analyst for The Wilderness Society for several years, after which she co-founded American Wildlands, serving as its President and orchestrating the development of Corridors of Life, the largest GIS mapping and land management project ever undertaken by an NGO at the time. She also served as Advisor to Round Rock Partners, LLC.