Thank you to Kirk Bergstrom for serving on our board of directors for the past 13 years. Kirk has served as Vice Chair and given a tremendous amount of assistance to program strategy, design, and implementation. Kirk is a storyteller, educator, and entrepreneur whose work throughout his career has framed a planetary perspective and encouraged active citizenship. As founder of WorldLink Media, he led the design of Interactive Earth, a geospatial software program supported by the National Science Foundation, NASA, and NOAA. In his role as a filmmaker, Kirk has written and directed Emmy Award-winning television for Disney and PBS, including Spaceship Earth: Our Global Environment, Power Shift: Energy + Sustainability and Nourish: Food + Community.
The BFI board expresses its deep appreciation to Kirk for his long-term direction and support. During his tenure at BFI, Kirk played a leading role with developing criteria for the Fuller Challenge, building strategic partnerships and fundraising, and most recently. the design for our new Spaceship Earth programs.