Eliza Stokes, Advocacy & Communications Associate

Eliza 300x300With a background in writing and a deep interest in environmental and social equity, Eliza loves that her work at MountainTrue speaks to many of her passions. Eliza writes and edits MountainTrue’s traditional and social media and helps build and implement advocacy campaigns regarding public transit access, forest planning and clean energy. She serves as the coordinator for the Asheville Regional Transit Coalition (ARTC) and has organized for MountainTrue around coal ash pollution, the Nantahala-Pisgah Forest Management Plan, energy rate hikes and more.

Eliza holds a B.A. from Warren Wilson College in Global Studies and Creative Writing. As a student, she interned with Helpmate, Asheville’s domestic violence shelter, and Nuestro Centro, Asheville’s grassroots Latino advocacy center. Before coming to MountainTrue, Eliza worked as a freelance editor and writer and as the Assistant Director of the Warren Wilson College Writing Center. When she’s not at work, Eliza loves gardening, rock climbing and listening to loud 90’s pop music on the highway. 

phone 828.258.8737 x 214
envelope eliza@mountaintrue.org


We value mountain communities that are vibrant, livable, and respectful of their connection to and dependence on the region’s natural environment.
We value the integrity of natural systems – air, land, water, and native plants and animals – and believe in protecting and restoring them for the benefit of all generations.

  1. One Cello, One Planet: Asheville

    August 25 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
  2. Riverkeeper Beer Series with HiWire

    August 31 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  3. Open House at Mountain Research Station

    September 5 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
  4. Fourth Annual Sarah Sweep

    September 7 @ 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
  5. Riverkeeper Beer Series with Catawba

    September 7 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm