The undersigned hereby appoints KATHLEEN A. WELCH and MANISH BAPNA or each or either of them, with full power of substitution, as attorneys and proxies to appear and vote in the name and on behalf of the undersigned on all matters that may properly come before the Annual Meeting of Members of Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. to be held on Wednesday, December 8, 2021 from 3:00–4:00 pm EST/12:00–1:00pm PST, and at any and all adjournments thereof.
When properly executed, this proxy shall be voted in the manner specified. If no specification is made, it shall be voted FOR the proposal.
Proposal: Election of Trustees
To serve a three-year term in the Class of 2024: Katherine Adams, Atif Azher, Patricia Bauman, Leonardo DiCaprio, John E. Echohawk, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Wendy K. Neu, Tom Soto, Gerald Torres, David F. Welch Ph.D., Kathleen A. Welch, George M. Woodwell Ph.D.
To serve a two-year term in the Class of 2023: Lisa Hall, Margaret Trilli
Candidates for the Board of Trustees
Class of 2024
Senior Vice President & General Counsel, Apple Inc.; President & Board Member, Beaverkill Valley Land Trust
Corporate Partner, Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP, Palo Alto, California Office
President, Bauman Foundation, Co-Chair of the Brennan Center for Justice; Chair, NRDC Action Fund
Founder and Co-Chairman of Earth Alliance
John E. Echohawk
Executive Director, Native American Rights Fund
Actress, Producer, Activist
Wendy K. Neu
Chairman and CEO, Hugo Neu Corporation; Grassroots community organizer and activist
Founder and Managing Partner, Diverse Communities Impact Fund
Professor of Environmental Justice, Yale School of the Environment, Yale Law School
David F. Welch, Ph.D.
Founder and Chief Innovation Officer, Infinera Corporation
Kathleen A. Welch, Chair
Founder and Principal, Corridor Partners
George M. Woodwell, Ph.D.
NRDC Distinguished Scientist; Founder, Director Emeritus, Woods Hole Research Center
Class of 2023
Impact Chair, Apollo Global Management
Chief Executive Officer and Chief Investment Officer of ImpactAssets