Mary is the founder and executive director of Kind Green Planet, the nonprofit animal and environmental protection organization that produced Vegucated. A longtime fan of film as an agent of change, she has helped bring such films as The Witness and Peaceable Kingdom to mainstream theaters in New York City. In addition to maintaining her popular email action alert service, Mary stays busy working to implement a New York State resolution that allows plant-based meals in all New York State schools. She relishes her role as an active board member of The Humane Society of the U.S., Humane USA-PAC, The New York Coalition for Healthy School Food, and The Community Fund for Manhattan, an initiative of the Manhattan Borough President Scott M. Stringer. She also enjoys serving on the advisory board for Vote Humane as well as on the advisory council of Farm Sanctuary.