EarthShare Georgia Announces Co-Executive Director Partnership
ATLANTA – January 14, 2021 – This year, long-time supporter Jami Buck-Vance joins a partnership with Madeline Reamy as Co-Executive Director of EarthShare Georgia. Having worked together for more than a decade on behalf of EarthShare Georgia, the new part-time Co-Executive Director roles align their skills and efforts to strengthen and expand outreach to a wide and diverse community in support of EarthShare Georgia’s member organizations. Madeline will continue to lead on daily operations as well as program planning. Jami will take the lead on business development, communications, and marketing.
Jami has served multiple terms on EarthShare Georgia’s Board of Directors and has twice served as board chair. Founder of Moon Fox, a social impact strategy, programs and communications consulting agency, she has created award-winning stakeholder programs and communications for sustainability, volunteerism, diversity and inclusion, corporate giving, employee giving campaigns and employee relief funds. As an employee, consultant, and board member, she has developed and implemented strategy, programs and communications for organizations including Aflac, Chick-fil-A, Cox Enterprises, EarthShare Georgia, Georgia River Network, HL Strategy, Invesco, Keeping it Wild, KWI Communications, Park Pride, Partnership for Southern Equity, Piedmont Park Conservancy Shaw, and The Home Depot.
For more than a decade, Jami led corporate responsibility strategy, programs, and communications for Cox Enterprises. She established Cox as a leader in corporate reputation through nonprofit partnerships dedicated to the environment, equity, and empowerment. She oversaw all aspects of community and employee engagement for Cox Conserves, the company’s national sustainability program, and played a key role in launching EarthShare Georgia’s partnership with Cox in 2006, resulting in more than $1 million raised to date.
Prior to Cox, Jami was a national and regional spokesperson for The Home Depot, the world’s largest home-improvement retailer. She served as a liaison with the community affairs and eco-options teams, generating awareness for affordable housing, disaster relief and environmental efforts, including Home Depot’s industry-leading forest stewardship council (FSC) certified wood-sourcing program.
Jami is a graduate of the 2019 Class of the Atlanta Regional Commission’s Regional Leadership Institute, 2011 Class of the Institute for Georgia Environmental Leadership and the 2009 Class of Leadership Atlanta. She currently serves as Vice Board Chair for the Partnership for Southern Equity and co-leads the Just Business Roundtable. In addition to serving on the EarthShare Georgia board, she also served on boards for Park Pride, Piedmont Park Conservancy and Keeping It Wild. A member of the inaugural class of AmeriCorps, Jami studied public relations and sociology at The University of Georgia’s Grady College of Journalism.
Madeline Reamy joined EarthShare Georgia as Executive Director in 2006. Since joining, she helped create and strengthen business partnerships across the state, including current corporate sustainer and campaign partners 2KB Energy Services, Bank of America, Chick-fil-A, The Coca-Cola Company, Cox Enterprises, Delta Air Lines, Invesco, Kaiser Permanente, Kimberly-Clark Corporation, Rubicon and SCANA Energy.
In 2018 she was recognized as a Notable Georgian by Georgia Trend magazine, and became certified as a sustainability practitioner through the Centers for Sustainability and Excellence. She is a 2011 graduate of the Institute for Georgia Environmental Leadership and a 2004 graduate of Leadership Sandy Springs. She currently serves as a mentor for the WomenLead program at Georgia State University. Previously, Madeline served on the Board of Directors of EarthShare National, on the board of Georgia’s Environmental Education Alliance, and as Vice President (1995-2000), and was President of the Georgia Association of Museums and Galleries during her museum career (1978-1992).
EarthShare Georgia connects people to trusted nonprofit organizations dedicated to conserving and protecting our air, land and water. Through work-place giving campaigns, EarthShare Georgia has distributed more than $6.5 million to these organizations. For more information about EarthShare Georgia, visit www.earthsharega.org.