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Dr. Dallas Blaney is CEO of the Community Office for Resource Efficiency (CORE), a climate action nonprofit that has been serving the Roaring Fork Valley since 1994. Dr. Blaney is also a Navy Veteran and a former whitewater rafting guide/safety kayaker. Prior to his current role, Dr. Blaney served as the Executive Director of Challenge America, a national Veteran nonprofit. He also served as an Assistant Professor of Political Science at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, where he designed and taught courses on Global Environmental Politics, The Politics of Developing Areas, and Globalization, Sustainability, and Justice.