Joie Zhang – Sustain Dane

Joie coordinates Sustain Dane’s new volunteer programs and helps run our social media, including starting our Instagram. She is passionate about exploring the intersection between design and sustainability and its ability to connect communities. In her free time, you can find her either painting or running through Madison’s trails outside.

For more information about Sustain Dane or to volunteer visit their website: call 608) 285-2454.


Pat Sammataro – Midwest Environmental Advocates

Pat has been a long-time volunteer at MEA.  She has been a big part of The Big Share with database upkeep. She has organized our entire basement and moved our furniture. She helps us all stay organized.  In her spare time, Pat loves to bike and volunteer for political campaigns. She also worked with UW Madison to get a wheelchair for her adopted dog!

For more information about MEA or to volunteer visit their                                              website: or call (608) 251-5047.