Director of Communications, Roeslein Alternative Energy
Topic: Models for a Just Rural Transition
Brandon Butler serves as Director of Communications for Roeslein Alternative Energy (RAE). He handles strategy, marketing and government affairs. RAE is a national leader in renewable natural gas production from livestock waste and native plant biomass. Previously, Butler served as the Executive Director of the Conservation Federation of Missouri, the state’s largest conservation non-profit. Butler’s syndicated outdoor column, Driftwood Outdoors, appears weekly in over 30 newspapers and he is the co-host of the Driftwood Outdoors Podcast. He holds a B.S. from Purdue University, M.A from Gonzaga University and an Executive M.B.A. from the University of Missouri. Butler resides in rural Howard County, Missouri. He is the proud father of two daughters.