Senior Policy Manager
Before ASBN, Colton worked on policy for multiple organizations covering sustainability, farming, food systems, and justice. He obtained his M.A. in Global Environmental Policy from American University and published his thesis, Ecological Costs of discrimination: racism, red cedar, and resilience in farm bill conservation policy in Oklahoma, in the Journal of Renewable Agriculture and Food Systems. In his previous life, he worked in sales and marketing for the natural food industry and spent time on organic farms in Spain and Costa Rica through extended work exchange programs.