John has had a career as a behavioural neuropsychologist, college instructor, and environmental activist. He has lived in the US,Canada, England, Mexico, Federated States of Micronesia, and the Solomon Islands (as a CUSO cooperant). John has written about ecopsychology and the Earth Charter and is a founding member of the International Community for Ecopsychology (ICE). He has developed a passion for connecting people to nature based on the work of Michael J. Cohen and Joseph Bharat Cornell. John practices the art of thinking globally and acting locally on a daily basis by volunteering with the Cowichan Land Trust, Cowichan Estuary Nature Centre, Cowichan Valley Naturalists Society and Canadian Mental Health Association – CV Branch. John has founded two Cowichan Valley Nature Kids (Young Naturalists) Clubs and organizes Cowichan Bay`s annual Low Tide Day conservation and education event, because we all live downstream.
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John is a founding member of the Inclusive Leadership Co-operative and is currently serving on the ILC board of directors.
“… we are part of the earth as a living community, supported by the universal intelligence and love that supports all life. With this realization comes a commitment to be responsible citizens of the biological community and to return to nature the love and care we have experienced ourselves.”