Kristy Royce is the president and co-founder of Sun Path Electric. She is passionate about practical action on climate change. She formed the nonprofit CoolMom in 2007, which later became Washington Women for Climate Action Now and was incorporated into Climate Solutions in 2019. She served on the strategic planning team and was one of the first organizers for CarbonWA, which became initiative 732, a revenue-neutral carbon tax bill. She has been a Climate Reality Leader and mentor since 2017. Earlier in her career, she was involved in ecotourism and worked as an expedition staff member in the Arctic, Antarctica, the South Pacific and Amazon, eventually founding and running the first online portal for expedition style travel,, which she sold in 2008. She is happiest when exploring the natural world both locally and afar and loves hiking, sailing and skiing with her family.