Jill Dumain attended UC Davis and majored in Textiles and Clothing. The studies at Davis included textile science, marketing and production courses.Her tenure at Patagonia has span ...read more
Jill Dumain attended UC Davis and majored in Textiles and Clothing. The studies at Davis included textile science, marketing and production courses.
Her tenure at Patagonia has spanned positions in the fabric testing lab, to leading the Fabric Development responsibilities for the company to her current role as Director of Environmental Strategy. Projects have included the transition to organic cotton, The Common Threads Recycling Program, introduction of bluesign Technologies, and The Footprint Chronicles. She has held leadership and board positions for the Organic Exchange, Sustainability Working Group at the Outdoor Industry Association, bluesign Technologies and The Sustainable Apparel Coalition.
Throughout her tenure at Patagonia, she has traveled extensively through Asia, Europe, South America and the United States visiting farmers, fabric manufacturers and interfacing with other companies committed to environmental responsibility.