Max Neumeyer

Director of Policy

After graduating from Colorado College in 2009, Max worked on Capitol Hill before joining Teach For America. He taught middle and high school astronomy, earth science, biology, and US history for five years in Denver and Harlem. After leaving the classroom and returning from a 2500-mile bicycle trip, Max earned a Master of Public Policy from UC Berkeley with a focus on environmental policy and carbon removal. He wrote his Master’s thesis on soil health policy in Colorado and joins Mad Agriculture to continue this work. Max is currently working with partners across the state to organize the Colorado Collaborative for Healthy Soils and push for new policy that supports healthy soils and a sustainable future