Rebecca R. Rubin is the Founder, President, and CEO of Marstel-Day, LLC, a 120-person environmental consulting enterprise with offices in Virginia, California, Colorado, Mississippi, and Texas. She established Marstel-Day in 2002 as an expression of her commitment to resolving environmental issues at the intersection of natural resources conservation, especially habitat and open space, energy, and water. She holds a BA from Harvard College and an MA from Columbia University. Through her work, Rebecca has been a part of introducing climate change adaptation strategies into sustainability studies for to the United States military services. She has been a leading voice in the Fredericksburg regional multi-jurisdiction Climate and Environmental Resilience Plan. The plan is currently being developed by local businesses, the University of Mary Washington, and five municipal governments.