What is

Earth Charter US

Our Mission Statement

The Earth Charter US (ECUS) mission is to inspire, educate, and engage people in the United States to implement The Earth Charter's vision and principles in their personal lifestyles, institutional policies/practices, educational policies/curricula, and community initiatives.


Earth Charter Board

Board of Directors 2012


George Sherman, Chair 
Professor of Ethics, St. Petersburg College

Judy Ryan, Past Chair     
Community Builder

Bonnie Saks, M.D., Secretary
Clinical Professor of Psychiatry
University of South Florida
Bonnie R. Saks, M. D. and Assoc., LLC

Angela J. Crawford, Esq.
Partner, DLA Piper LLP

Herb Goetschius
President and CEO
Cross Border Partners, LLC

Benjamin B. Keyes, Ph.D., Ed.D.
Professor/Program Chair, Regent Univ.

Guy King
CEO,  M.E. Wilson Company

Charlotte Starfire, Treasurer     
Director, Global Trade Solutions
Sun Trust Bank

Andrew L. McIntosh, Esq.
Shareholder, Fowler White Boggs

Jan Roberts, Founder, Chair Emeritus 
Earth Charter US

Shana Smith
Singer, Songwriter, Educator

Michael Berthelette  
Sr. V.P., Progressus Therapy



Lorna Taylor
President and CEO, Premier Eye Care



Carolyn Murray, Controller

Misann Ellmaker, Director
Sustainable Business Coalition
Earth Scouts