Climate group hunting for new boss

By Robin Bravender | 04/29/2024 03:55 PM EDT

May Boeve is planning to step down from her role as executive director of in September, she announced. 

A "Now Hiring" sign is seen in a store front window.

A "Now Hiring" sign is seen in a store front window in Miami Beach, Florida. Joe Raedle/Getty Images

May Boeve, co-founder and executive director of the green group, plans to step down from her position later this year, she announced.

Boeve, who was a college student in 2008 when she and several friends founded the organization with climate activist Bill McKibben, has been the group’s leader for more than a decade.

“After a tremendous 13 years at the helm of, the time has come for me to hand over the reins to new leadership,” Boeve announced last week.


“I will stay on at until the end of September 2024, when I will head to Michigan to get out the vote for Biden, and help my home country get the leadership it needs — for ourselves, and for the sake of our planet,” she posted on the social media site X.