Franklin Russell, Director of Earth Day, previously served as the Assistant Director for Earth Day 2011. Franklin’s ties to the environmental movement are rooted in his work as an environmental activist in college and his work as a farmhand for an organic strawberry farm. Prior to joining the Earth Day team, his previous positions include Business Manager of Red Fox Farm, Admissions Counselor for Goucher College, and Director of Intramurals for Goucher College, a program which he founded in 2007. Additionally, Franklin has worked with former US Congressman Tom Allen and Member of the UK Parliament, Chris Huhne. Franklin has a Bachelor Degree from Goucher College.