Ray has written widely on rural development and the role of environmental quality in economic prosperity, and is well known in policy circles in the U.S. and Canada. He has a Ph.D. from the College of Forestry, Oregon State University, M.Ag. from Colorado State University, and B.S. in Wildlife Biology from the University of Washington.
- How to be a community catalyst? Creating place-based solutions to community challenges in the high divide
- Sustaining the New West II: Bold Visions, Inspiring Actions Presentations
- Josiah Blackeagle Pinkham, Ethnographer and Storyteller, Nez Perce Tribe
- Robert Liberty, Director of the Institute for Sustainable Solutions and Urban Sustainability Accelerator, Portland State University
- Devin Middlebrook, Sustainability Program Coordinator, Tahoe Regional Planning Agency