PSS Staff

Partners for Sustainable Schools (PSS) Staff

Mel Bankoff
Executive Director

PSS founder and executive director Mel Bankoff is the founder of 4 non-profit organizations and a national organic food business, and has dedicated his time, energy, and passion in service to youth for almost two decades.

Tami Darden
Sustainability Education Coordinator

Tami has an extensive background in natural resource education in both indoor and outdoor settings. Tami leads the Green Partnership School program for PSS. Please contact her to get started, or if you have any questions.

Joshua Frankel
Program Coordinator

Joshua has been leading environmental education programs since 1997. In addition to teaching with PSS, he is also the Oregon Green Schools Regional Coordinator for schools in Lane County. Please contact him to get started, or if you have any questions.