Our Staff

Renee Gasch

Communications Manager

(608) 448-6432 ext. 208

As Savanna Institute’s Communications Manager, Renee works to raise the profile of agroforestry in the Midwest through media, outreach, and education. Renee is based in Northeast Wisconsin, where she spent her youth active in 4-H and FFA. She earned her Journalism degree from UW-Madison and a Masters in Cultural Anthropology from the California Institute of Integral Studies in San Francisco. For the past decade, Renee has led education and communications for documentary films as a consultant for the PBS series Independent Lens. In her freetime, you can find her volunteering in local elections and advocating for environmental justice on her city’s sustainability commission.