Roberta Ward Smiley
"Roberta founded LRFF in 2005 having learned first-hand the importance of tropical forests through her 25 years experience in native forest restoration and preservation. As CEO and projects leader Roberta oversees all phases of LRFF's forestry projects. She is a volunteer Leader trained by former U.S. Vice-President Al Gore for his Climate Reality Project and has presented the 'Inconvenient Truth' in public 10 times thus far. Roberta is also Founder and ex-coordinator of the Local Council of Biological Corridors Lake Arenal-Volcano Tenorio, and Consultant and liaison for the Maleku Tribal Council." 
Resources and articles
- La Reserva Forest Foundation People, organizational web page, accessed December 17, 2013.