FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Michigan (June 13, 2020)

Holly T. Bird joins Title Track staff as Co-Executive Director.

Having just celebrated its one year anniversary, Michigan-based nonprofit, Title Track, steps boldly into year two with expanded staffing and a new model of shared leadership!  Bird, a Traverse City-based attorney, judge, water protector, and indigenous activist, brings an abundance of grassroots organizing experience to the organization.

Title Track Founder and Co-Executive Director, Seth Bernard, says, “I’ve had the honor of knowing Holly Bird for more than 25 years. She is a fearless leader and water protector who has earned respect and renown nationwide. She is bringing a diverse and complementary skill set to the table as Co-Executive Director. It has always been my intention to build shared power as the founder of Title Track, and with Holly moving from the Board of Directors to Co-Executive Director we are taking a strong step forward in scaling up the scope of our work.” 

Bird adds, “I am enormously excited and honored to be part of the Title Track circle and to be contributing to this important work.  I am happy to combine my lifelong education and interest in the arts with my experience in the legal field, advocacy, and community organizing, to raise the voices of our youth; inspire and bring social justice and equity; and ensure a safe future for our water. Working with this team is an amazing and inspiring opportunity for creating positive change in Michigan and beyond.”

Title Track’s mission: Engaging creative practice to build resilient social-ecological systems that support clean water, racial equity, and youth empowerment

Full recap of Title Track’s first year.