George Ackerman received his B.A. in Economics and Environmental Studies from Allegheny College. During his time in college, he served as the Science/International Editor for The Campus newspaper. He also worked as a Wildlife Rehabilitation Assistant at Tamarack Wildlife Center. George also completed an internship at PPG Aquarium. George is passionate about climate change, economic justice, and creating a more democratic society. His hobbies include coin collecting and roller skating. George was part of the South Hilltop cohort and served at Triboro Ecodistrict as the Sustainability Manager.