Anne Lemke is the Student Community Impact Coordinator at Moraine Park Technical College in Fond du Lac, WI, helping students and faculty from three area campuses with service learning and internships. She has volunteered for over ten years in community wide Fair Trade initiatives. First as a board, grant writer, finance, education and marketing team member for the non-profit Just Fare Market. Next, helping Fond du Lac become a Fair Trade town in 2013, joining the first two WI towns of Madison and Milwaukee. In May 2015, Moraine Park was named the first Fair Trade Technical College in the U.S., with Anne as their staff advisor. Anne also volunteers for the FDL Area Women’s Fund Board and Grants Committee. She completed her Master’s in 2018 in Organizational Change Leadership from UW Platteville in May and is excited to be a new Grandma!
Kylie Nealis, National Organizer for Fair Trade Colleges & Universities
Kylie brings over 5 years of community organizing and non-profit experience to Fair Trade USA, previously working with Global Exchange and Sierra Club. At Global Exchange she took on a variety of roles including Community Rights Program Associate, Fair Trade Campaign Coordinator, Fair Trade Store Sales Associate and Interim Director of Operations. For the past two years she worked in the Executive Office at Sierra Club providing support to C-level staff and the Board of Directors. Kylie is knowledgeable and passionate about Fair Trade, climate and energy issues, human rights and social and economic justice. Kylie graduated from UC Santa Cruz with a BA in Community Studies and Politics. She also lived in Thailand for 5 years and is conversational in Thai and learning Spanish. In her free time, Kylie enjoys being outdoors, hiking and traveling.