Rural Communities

Strengthening the link between rural economic policy and local, democratic decision-making.

Jim Kleinschmit

Director of Climate and Energy Initiatives

Jim Kleinschmit is the director of IATP's Director of Climate and Energy Initiatives.

Dennis Keeney

Senior Advisor

Dr. Dennis Keeney is a senior advisor to IATP on Soil Science and Sustainable Agriculture since 2000 and served as the first director of the Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture.

Anna Claussen

Director of Rural Strategies

Anna Claussen is the director of Rural Strategies at IATP.

Tara Ritter

Program Associate for Climate and Rural Communities

Tara Ritter is a program associate with IATP.