Nao Ueda is the outreach coordinator for Audubon Arkansas. Prior to joining Audubon, Nao worked for the Winthrop Rockefeller Foundation, where she contributed to the board approval of 50 grants, totaling $21.5 million, to improve the lives of Arkansans. In 2006, Nao co-founded the Arkansas Sustainability Network (ASN). She started the ASN Local Food Club and helped coordinate the Natural State Expo, the first ever green expo in Arkansas. Currently, Nao wears two hats. As outreach coordinator for Audubon Arkansas, Nao coordinates grassroots efforts regarding Audubon’s policy work. She also writes GreenAR by the Day, a popular environmental blog where she discusses steps she has taken to reduce her environmental footprint, as well as various environmental topics around the state and the country. Nao serves as the chair of the Sierra Club – Arkansas Chapter. She also serves on the board of Arkansas Earth Institute. Nao is a member of the Arkansas Canoe Club, Arkansas Master Gardeners, Arkansas Master Naturalists, Arkansas Mycological Society, Arkansas Native Plant Society, and the Central Arkansas Beekeepers’ Association.