• +1 (612) 333-0430
  • 528 Hennepin Ave., Suite 303 Minneapolis, MN 55403 USA

Our Staff

Kathryn Fernholz
Kathryn Fernholz
President, CEO
Forest certification, responsible land management, sustainable sourcing

Eliza Meyer
Eliza Meyer
Project Director
Human/Environment Relationships, Project Implementation

Maria Golden
Maria Golden
Project Manager
Communications, Administrations, Design

Gloria Erickson
Gloria Erickson
Fire Adapted Communities Project Coordinator
Community planning, mitigation, resiliency

Teresa Floberg
Teresa Floberg
Project Director
Ely Fireshed Coordinator: Community Development & Planning

Nia Becker
Nia Becker
Community Partners Initiative Associate
Juneberry Eco Services Specializing in Community Forestry, Wildland Fire & Resiliency

Steven Immel
Steven Immel
Community Partners Initiative Associate
Financial Analysis, Meetings with Management & Project Management

Our Associates


Dr. Jim Bowyer
Dr. Jim Bowyer
Senior Contributor
environmental life-cycle assessment, forest products

Dr. Ed Pepke
Dr. Ed Pepke
Dovetail Associate
international timber trade, policy analysis

Harry Groot
Harry Groot
Dovetail Associate
forest products, cooperatives, biochar

Mark Jacobs
Mark Jacobs
Dovetail Associate
land management, forest certification, wildlife habitat

Dave Bubser
Dave Bubser
Dovetail Associate; Principal, Cambium Consulting, LLC
Sustainable Management of Natural Resources

Dr. Tamberly Conway
Dr. Tamberly Conway
Dovetail Associate; Founder/CEO, Conservation Conexions
forest therapy, human dimensions in natural resources

Kathleen Preece
Kathleen Preece
Dovetail Associate; Staff Writer
Communications, Forests, People

Sarah Harris
Sarah Harris
Dovetail Associate; EcoLogic Consulting
Sustainability Certifications, Standards, Net-Zero Goals

Michael Snyder
Michael Snyder
Dovetail Associate
Communications, Forests, Forestry, Recreation

Amy Doty
Amy Doty
Dovetail Associate
Event management, sustainable events, community engagement

Dave Baldwin
Dave Baldwin
Creative Designer
Purpose focused website design

Vital Systems, Inc.
Vital Systems, Inc.
Accounting
Professional Accounting Services, Financial Reporting, Bookkeeping

Jesse Wilson
Jesse Wilson
Communications Designer
Purpose Discovery, Alignment

Our Board


Jill Koosmann
CEO, HRK Group, Inc.

Edwin Chanin
Attorney, Chanin Law Firm

Marcella Windmuller-Campione
Assistant Professor, Department of Forest Resources, University of Minnesota

Kedren Dillard
Senior Vice President of Client Success at Shipley Associates

Paul DeLong
Associate Dean for Policy, Operations, and Engagement, University of Wisconsin–Madison Division of Extension

Elizabeth Woodworth
Founder of Wood & Company Consulting

Kate Shelton
Global Responsible Sourcing Manager at 3M

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Internship program

Dovetail offers internship opportunities year-round, in partnership with various colleges and universities, and with flexibility in timing, duration, and other considerations to best fit individual needs and interests.

Undergraduate and Graduate students, recent grads, and those with an interest in Dovetail's work are invited to contact us for more information about current opportunities. Intern projects are designed to help meet course or credit requirements whenever possible. Dovetail interns contribute directly to the success of specific projects and programs. Please contact us at +1 (612) 333-0430 or info@dovetailinc.org for more information.

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Our Interns

Internship Positions:

Communications Internship – develop content for social media platforms, newsletter, and website

Environmental Education Internship – support development and outreach of resources to educators on forests and forest management

Policy Internship – research and monitor local, national, and international environmental policies, which may include attending legislative hearings or other events to gather information and report on policy trends and developments

Responsible Materials Internship – conduct evaluations of material and environmental standards to identify opportunities for improvement and research the impacts voluntary standards can have on building codes and public policy, including forest and forest product certification

Responsible Recreation Internship – provide information related to land use planning, recreation trail management and tourism, research recent trends and data related to outdoor recreation and land use planning

Renewable Energy Internship – provide information related to renewable energy, including biomass utilization and bioenergy applications and technologies by developing information to address frequently asked questions and evaluating the pros and cons of various energy alternatives