Speaker Details: Tanner Yess

Tanner Yess

Program Director, Ground Mill Creek - Cincinnati


Tanner grew up on the move with stops in the Caribbean and Kansas before settling in Kentucky. After earning a degree in environmental science, he worked on a fishing vessel in the Bering Sea. His Peace Corps service involved resource management, environmental education and eco-tourism. During graduate school, Tanner helped form Greater Cincinnati’s Tri-State Trails Coalition; he is also a National Park Service Ambassador helping to connect people to parks. At Groundwork Cincinnati he works on environmental initiatives, like the Mill Creek Greenway Trail, that impact quality-of-life in urban areas.