In addition to contributing to organizations working to improve communities and protect and enhance the natural environment, Joe Brevard and Ed Shoucair have served on the Boards of numerous nonprofit organizations. These include organizations such as the Massachusetts Audubon Society, Conservation Law Foundation, Trustees of Reservations, WGBH Citizens Advisory Committee, Volunteer Express, Restore Olmsted’s Waterways Coalition, and Gloucester Education Foundation.

In 2009, they founded the nonprofit Education Collaborative, a “Research and Development Laboratory” to new and exciting educational programs that capture the imaginations of young people