Cathy Relyea is the marketing director at First Green. Relyea’s work focuses on new program and educational resource development, as well as enhancements to current First Green programs. In her marketing capacity, Relyea leads First Green’s online presence (thefirstgreen.org) and social media efforts.
Prior to joining First Green, Relyea was a partner at The Earth Generation, an environmental communications group. Relyea worked with multiple stakeholders (corporate client, NGO, and government agencies) to create customized environmental science curriculum for middle school science teachers in seven states, as well as cities in Turkey, the Philippines, Mexico and Venezuela. She developed “train the trainer” training, which she administered to teachers in Arizona, Florida, the Philippines and Turkey. Relyea joined the GCSAA faculty in 2015, co-teaching a First Green workshop and field trip in San Antonio.