Simon is a community organizer who believes that the level of our collective conscious is the bottom line with regard to our ability to adapt to the conditions of the 21st century. He spent the late 90's and early 00's founding and directing a non-profit service organization that organizes volunteers to address urgently needed home repair projects for elderly and disabled people in the community. (www.coverhomerepair.org) Since then he as worked as an organizational consultant (www.transformationalpractice.org) and a community organizer, co-founding Transition Town White River Junction (www.ttwrj.org) and a residential sustainability center called The Center for Transformational Practice, where he currently resides (www.sustainablepractice.net). He spent the past year in Haridwar, India, volunteering and writing with a popular social movement that applies the Vedic spiritual science to address the needs of rural Indians. (www.awgp.org) Since returning three months ago, he was elected to the Select Board for the Town of Hartford, Vermont. His hobbies include attending meetings, checking email and riding his bicycle.