Our Staff

Executive Assistant

Rai Mathis

[email protected]   |  (608) 448-6432 ext. 223

Rai (she/they) came up in Ohio, earning a BA in Gender Studies, participating in an array of civic engagement initiatives, and building a decade plus long career supporting organizations with positive community impact programming.

At the Savanna Institute Rai works to facilitate the administration and coordination of activities across the organization, with a specific focus within the office of the Executive Director.

They are excited to harness a love of puzzles and problem solving to help folks make magic! When not practicing calendar wizardry they are in the garden and while the frost lingers they love to sew, crochet and spend even more time with family. 

Techinical Service Program

One-On-One Support for Farm Planning

Technical Service Program

Get help planning your perennial farm system. Our Technical Service Program is here to guide you through the process of planning, funding, and planting trees on your farm.