Wilson Scanlan Joins New Mexico Board of Trustees

Meet New Mexico's Newest Trustee!

New Mexico

Wilson Scanlan
Wilson Scanlan New Mexico Trustee. © Wilson Scanlan

Wilson Scanlan is the newest trustee for The Nature Conservancy in New Mexico. Trustees provide vital volunteer leadership that helps protect the state’s land and water and leverage the organization’s conservation initiatives.

Wilson grew up in Austin and spent his childhood exploring nature in Texas and beyond before moving to New Mexico in 1999. He is currently a part-owner and a board member of SunPower by Positive Energy Solar, New Mexico's leading residential and commercial solar installation company. A local, employee-owned company, SunPower by Positive Energy Solar has offices in Santa Fe, Albuquerque and Los Alamos and is one of New Mexico's largest certified Benefits Corporations. As a B-Corp, Positive Energy is committed to improving our local communities and preserving our planet's environment and natural resources.

Outside of work, Wilson can often be found on the tennis court, on a mountain bike or on the slopes at Taos Ski Valley. Wilson and his wife Jenna are proud parents of three budding conservationists.

The Nature Conservancy is a global conservation organization dedicated to conserving the lands and waters on which all life depends. Guided by science, we create innovative, on-the-ground solutions to our world's toughest challenges so that nature and people can thrive together. We are tackling climate change, conserving lands, waters and oceans at an unprecedented scale, providing food and water sustainably and helping make cities more sustainable. Working in 79 countries and territories, we use a collaborative approach that engages local communities, governments, the private sector, and other partners. To learn more, visit or follow @nature_press on Twitter.