Marketing & Communications Coordinator
Noel has been an Outreach Specialist for Bluegrass Greensource since 2017. Holding a degree in Political Science from the University of Kentucky, her background is in politics with experience in the Kentucky General Assembly and lobbying with The Madison Coalition. Noel has since chosen to center her career on environmental issues. She is a Leadership Lexington alum, member of the Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government Environmental and Corridors Commissions, and currently sits on the DiverCity Festival Lexington Board and Keep America Beautiful’s Young Leaders Advisory Council. In her spare time, she enjoys hunting for vintage vinyl, advocating for the Rebel Alliance, and making statements like “Stevie Nicks is a better songwriter than Bob Dylan.”
Environmental Educator/ Rain Garden Project Coordinator
Rebecca Shobe serves Bluegrass Greensource as a Finance Officer on a part-time basis. She is an accounting graduate of California State University, Fullerton, and holds an MBA from California State University, San Marcos. She brings to the organization over 20 years of experience in finance and accounting management with a variety of industries including government, manufacturing, and healthcare. After spending most of her working years in San Diego, Rebecca has recently relocated to Kentucky to become a full-time farmer, but maintains an intellectual interest in accounting. She and her husband spend most of their days on their farm in Estill County with their many dogs, cats, chickens and ducks; and they are devoted to improving the land and living a self-sufficient lifestyle.
AmeriCorps VISTA Member
Andrea joined Bluegrass Greensource in 2020 as an AmeriCorps VISTA member. Originally from north Florida, she earned a Bachelor’s in sociology and a Master’s in urban and regional planning from Florida State University. She worked as a teaching assistant at FSU and as a graduate associate with the City of Tallahassee helping to implement its Resilience Plan. She grew up among long-leaf pines and dirt roads, but these days her passion for sustainability is in urban environments, where believes every neighborhood deserves access to affordable and fresh produce, unpolluted water and air, reliable public transportation, and permanently affordable housing.