Alicia Harvie serves on the Community & Government Affairs Team at REI Co-op and runs its Cooperative Action Network, a civic engagement program for its 23 million members and 16,000 employees. At REI, her work focuses on educating and engaging the co-op community around its major impact priorities, including climate change, equitable access to the outdoors and public lands protection, as well as civic issues like voting rights and LGBTQ+ equality.

Prior to REI Co-op, Alicia was the Advocacy & Farmer Services Director at Farm Aid, working with rural communities, urban farm advocates and farm organizations across the country to advance justice and resiliency in the food system through policy advocacy, movement-building events, philanthropy, and direct service to communities. It was there that she unlocked her passion for bringing diverse stakeholders together around a common cause.

Alicia has a M.S. in Agricultural and Environmental Science & Policy from the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts University, and a B.A. in Anthropology and Environmental Studies from Tufts University.