ALTERNATIVE ENERGY RESOURCES ORGANIZATION

Community is the future of sustainability

aka AERO   |   Helena, MT   |  www.aeromt.org

Mission

AERO (Alternative Energy Resources Organization) has been dedicated to building a more sustainable Montana for all since 1974. Grassroots and statewide, AERO cultivates sustainability by engaging community stakeholders and weaving networks that build lasting partnerships in the sustainable energy, agriculture and local food system sphere, creating spaces where leaders and inspired community models flourish.

Ruling year info

1975

Executive Director

Robin Kelson

Main address

PO Box 1558

Helena, MT 59624 USA

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EIN

81-0350698

NTEE code info

Community, Neighborhood Development, Improvement (S20)

Garden Club, Horticultural Programs (C42)

Alliance/Advocacy Organizations (K01)

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Montana Food Economy Initiative (MFEI)

AERO's Montana Food Economy Initiative (MFEI) strengthens the network of Montana
values-based community food systems to ensure producer sustainability and
resilience, and support community economic, environmental, social, and human
health. MFEI emphasizes coordinating cross-sector engagement across all parts of the
food system (producer, processor, distributor, consumer, recovery) to support critical
producer sustainability.

Population(s) Served
Multiracial people
Farmers
Activists
Adults
Children and youth

Where we work

Financials

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ALTERNATIVE ENERGY RESOURCES ORGANIZATION

Board of directors
as of 2/5/2022
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board chair

Colter Schroeder

Madison Boone

Ada Smith

Richard Donovan

Christopher LaRoche

Robert Byron

Board leadership practices

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  • Board orientation and education
    Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations? No
  • CEO oversight
    Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year ? No
  • Ethics and transparency
    Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year? No
  • Board composition
    Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership? No
  • Board performance
    Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years? No

Organizational demographics

SOURCE: Self-reported; last updated 02/04/2022

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Leadership

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White/Caucasian/European

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