Jimmy DaukasSenior Program Officer
Jimmy directs AFT’s efforts to help farmers, ranchers, and landowners reduce greenhouse gas emissions, sequester carbon, expand renewable energy, and adapt to a changing climate. He has managed and supervised numerous projects across the country developing new policy solutions, creating ecosystem service markets, and field-testing innovations, including major projects in the Upper Salt Fork Watershed in Illinois and the Ohio River Basin. During his over 20 years with AFT, Jimmy has played a key role in national policy campaigns and served as a senior manager in programming, communications, and development capacities. He is a member of the Coalition on Agriculture Greenhouse Gases steering committee. Jimmy earned a Bachelor of Arts in economics from Middlebury College and a Master of Business Administration and Master of Public Management degrees from the University of Maryland.