Team

Jill Tidman

Executive Director

Jill Tidman is Executive Director of The Redford Center, an independent nonprofit organization that uses the power of storytelling to galvanize environmental justice and regeneration. Since 2012, Jill has led the organization’s vision, strategy, and operations, including the production of three feature films and impact campaigns in partnership with Redford Center co-founder, James Redford. Jill draws on her experience as a writer, filmmaker, and activist, as well as her passion for sustainability and environmental justice, to create a new way forward for impactful storytelling by frontline communities.
Prior to The Redford Center, Jill consulted and led projects for Business for Social Responsibility, the Social Venture Network, the Natural Step, and the Ecological Design Network, and she serves on the board of the KindHumans Foundations. Jill was nominated for a Pushcart Prize in 2011 for her short fiction. She lives in San Francisco with her husband Wil and her two children.