Josie Merck

Josie Merck has been a Board member of the Natural Resources Defense Council for six years, a graduate of Sarah Lawrence College and earned an MFA in painting from the Yale School of Art. She exhibits regularly with the Atlantic Gallery in New York. For many years, Josie has worked to support green building, to protect Eastern Forest Ecosystems, and to fight against global warming. For the last 15 years, she’s been involved in environmental education through film and art; co-producing several short films about the Block Island community in Rhode Island, and supporting the feature documentaries King Corn and A Sense of Wonder.