Humans of VYCC: Pilar Lopez-Gomez…fan of creemees and totes.

January 4, 2020 | 

Humans of VYCC: A Q&A with Pilar Lopez-Gomez, Development Manager

The full-time and seasonal staff at VYCC are some of the most talented, hip, and interesting professionals you will ever meet. Ok, we are a little biased, but for real, they are pretty awesome. Learn more about some of the staff who make the behind the scenes magic happen for VYCC in our new series, “Humans of VYCC!”

Let’s introduce you to Pilar our Conservation Program Manager, staff member since 2016 and a VYCC alum! 

Pilar at her desk, while the Minions look on.

Tell us a story about something cool you keep at your desk and why!

Print out of the poem “to be of use” Marge Piercy – it inspired me to do the good work that we do!

What’s special to you about living in Vermont?

CREEMEES! (and the beautiful outdoors, people & animals that live here too)

What was your first job?

Swim Coach!

What is an everyday thing you do to lessen your carbon footprint? (example, reusable water bottle…bike to the barn…)

I love reusable totes.

What was a recent favorite book of yours? What are you listening to?

At home in the world! A place for us! Don’t let’s go to the dogs tonight!

Listening: All the Kishi Bashi

What’s something you’re really stinkin excited about this year? 


What was a great piece of advice have you been given that you still use today?

If it takes less than 2 minutes to do it. Just do it.

Learn more about Pilar on our staff page.