Timothy O’Donoghue

As Executive Director of the Riverwind Foundation, Tim is leading the collaborative stakeholder sustainable community development efforts of Teton County, Wyoming through the Jackson Hole & Yellowstone Sustainable Destination Program.  These efforts include leading Teton County’s participation as one of six destinations selected worldwide by the Global Sustainable Tourism Council to adopt the world’s leading sustainable tourism destination criteria. This program and Jackson Hole were selected by the World Travel & Tourism Council as a Destination Finalist in the 2018 Tourism for Tomorrow Awards, National Geographic as a Destination Leadership Finalist in the 2017 World Legacy Awards, and by Green Destinations as a Top 100 Sustainable Destination in 2016, 2017, and 2018.


His private consulting includes a diversity of training and technical assistance services for businesses, organizations, and destinations that wish to incorporate economic, social, and environmental sustainability in their planning, operations, and staff training. These services include supporting The Long Run’s technical assistance and assessments of members at various destinations around the world, serving on the Responsible Tourism Institute’s Scientific Advisory Board, and mentoring University of Wyoming students in sustainable tourism development.


He is the former Executive Director of the Jackson Hole Chamber of Commerce where he led efforts to integrate and promote economic, environmental, and social values and priorities into the policy and practices of businesses and the Jackson Hole destination.  Tim’s professional nonprofit and private sector career includes program and project management in various other industries, including nuclear power, hazardous waste, space science and NASA space station, spacelab, and Voyager 2 programs.

Category Individual
Type Tourism professional
Membership type Royal Penguin
Website http://sustainabledestination.org/
Contact person Timothy O'Donoghue
Email address riverwind@wyoming.com
Phone number 13076903316
Skype riverwind.foundation
Address PO Box 13190
2425 East Horse Creek Road
United States

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