Stewart J. Hudson

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"Stewart J. Hudson is the Vice President and Executive Director for Audubon Connecticut. At Audubon, Mr. Hudson leads and implements conservation goals and strategies in the state and expands the geographic reach of Audubon Connecticut's programs across the state and the region.

"Mr. Hudson is former President of the Emily Hall Tremaine Foundation, a family foundation based in Meriden, CT. As President, he directed the foundation’s grant making in energy and climate protection, learning disabilities, and contemporary visual art. He also played a central role in the management of the Foundation’s $80 million endowment."

Stewart J. Hudson "is President of the Emily Hall Tremaine Foundation (EHTF), a family foundation based in Meriden, CT. As CEO he directs the foundation’s grant making in energy and climate protection, learning disabilities, and contemporary visual art. He also plays a central role in the management of the Foundation’s $75 million endowment.

"Stewart’s recognized national leadership and professional expertise extends to environment and energy policy; trade and investment issues; and non-profit governance and management. In 2008 he served on the Environment and Energy Policy Committee of the Obama Presidential Campaign.

"From 1986-1998 he served in a variety of senior positions at the National Wildlife Federation including as Vice President of Educational Outreach and as Sr. Legislative Representative in the International Programs. He’s traveled widely in Africa, Latin America and Europe and was Executive Director of the Jane Goodall Institute from 1998-2001. He began his career as a Sr. Legislative Aide to U.S. Senator Lowell Weicker, drafting legislation, working on the Senate floor, and covering a range of issues with a focus on federal budget and tax policy.

"Currently, Stewart is a member of the Board of the Connecticut Council on Philanthropy, the national Climate and Energy Funders Group, the Keystone Center, and the Eli Whitney Museum. He serves on the advisory board of the Center for Business and Environment at Yale University and the Frank Porter Graham Institute at the University of North Carolina and served as a member of the 2009 Energy Study Committee of the CT Academy of Sciences. Previously, he was a term member of the Council on Foreign Relations and was founding Chairman of the energy marketing group SmartPower.

"Stewart has extensive media experience, in television, radio and print, and he blogs for solveclimate.org He has provided interviews in both Spanish and English on a variety of issues including environmental protection, education, philanthropy, and best practices in the management of foundation endowments. He has a BA in History from Yale University, and holds a Master’s Degree in International Development from American University. He and his wife Jackie, and their children, Wyatt and Olivia Wren, live in Madison, CT." [1]

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  1. Stewart J. Hudson, accessed June 16, 2010.
  2. Former Steering Committee, Bushmeat Crisis Task Force, accessed June 16, 2010.
  3. Coalition for Green Capital ‎  Stewart J. Hudson, organizational web page, accessed December 6, 2014.