Founders

Rebeccah Landerholm (she/her) grew up in Seattle, WA but moved to the east coast to attend college at Kutztown University of Pennsylvania, where she studied Professional Writing and Geography. She met fellow founders, Oliver and Dillon, during their years at Kutztown. After some time in Florida and having her son Phillip, Rebeccah and her family moved home to the Seattle area. She found her path through the Permaculture Design Certificate at Bastyr University, which she completed in 2016. Since then, she added twin daughters Annette & Iris to their family. In addition to her work for Revive EcoVillage, she is currently employed with the Poulsbo Farmers Market.


Oliver Smith

Oliver Smith (he/him) was born in England and raised in Gettysburg, PA. He grew up helping his grandfather sell produce at the Farmer’s Market, where he developed a love for hot peppers.  He attended Kutztown University of Pennsylvania and graduated in 2011 with a BS in Electronic Media. After graduating he worked for an ABC news station and provided AV support for the Ritz Carlton Sarasota. He moved to Seattle with wife Rebeccah and son Phillip in 2015. Since then, he has been employed with Amazon as an AV tech. He describes himself as “along for the ride” with Rebeccah’s craziest ideas and has always been supportive of her dream to create a self-sufficient community. He loves gaming, hoppy beers, and building things.


Dillon Stickle Revive EcoVillage

Dillon Stickle (he/him/they/them) currently lives in his hometown of Bethlehem, PA. He completed his B.A. in Professional Writing from Kutztown University of Pennsylvania in 2014. For several years after college, he worked as an editor for various healthcare trade magazines, and currently freelances for Oncology Times. In 2019, Dillon completed schooling and obtained licensure as a massage therapist, and has been professionally practicing since. They are also a level I Reiki practitioner and hopes to continue their education in the healing arts. He is a devoted activist for those who are often unheard or underserved, including POC, those with disabilities, women, indigenous peoples, and animals. And as a pansexual, non-binary person, Dillon is especially outspoken for queer rights, and they hope to help others move beyond the gender and sexual binaries.


Rebeccah and Dillon still serve on the Board of Directors as President and Vice President. Oliver voluntarily stepped down from the Board in 2018 in compliance with IRS methods for preventing conflict of interest, due to his wife’s role as President.