Board of Directors

Mr. Harry Hintlian

Chairman of the Board

United States & Costa Rica Team


  1. Dr. Herster Barres, Director of Research
  2. Honorable David Anderson, former State Legislator for 12 years in Connecticut. Established recycling in CT. Retired.
  3. Mr. Harry Hintlian, Businessman, retired.
  4. Ms. Lauren Hintlian, Businesswoman, Co-Director & Secretary,.
  5. Ms. Jacqueline Bagwell, Information Technology Analyst.
  6. Mr. Richard Prouty, Founder, Project Adventure
  7. Dr. Daniel Alvino, Educational Psychologist,  Treasurer.
  8. Mr. Jay Stella, VP for Business Development, Takeda Pharmaceuticals.

USA Staff

  1. Greg Powell, Executive Director
  2. Herster Barres, Director of Research

Costa Rica Staff

  1. Ing. Rolando Camacho, Forest Engineer/Co-Director
  2. Ing. Victor Martinez, Forest Engineer
  3. Carlos Maria Porras, Accountant

RTT has sponsor/research forests on 10 farms in Costa Rica, including the Center for Higher Education and Agricultural Research (CATIE), and Earth University.