Team

Governing Board

We are actively recruiting for more Governing Board members. To apply, please send your resume or Linkedin to info@350bayarea.org

Governing Board

Roopak Kandasamy (he/him)

Roopak is President of the Governing Board of 350 Bay Area, and also leads the Business Engagement Program: an initiative to engage businesses & corporations

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Governing Board

Nan Parks (she/her)

Nan is a retired non profit administrator, a global leader and long-time activist for the rights of children in-need and their families. In 2013 she

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Governing Board

Laura Neish (she/her)

Laura is the Executive Director of 350 Bay Area and 350 Bay Area Action. After a long career providing strategy and marketing consulting to large

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Jack Fleck (he/him)

Jack is a retired transportation engineer/planner with about 30 years experience. Jack was also a bookkeeper, child care worker, community organizer, and truck assembler for

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Governing Board

Nan Farley (she/her)

As the Development and Communications Director of 350 Bay Area, Nan is focused on growing the climate movement and deeply engaging the 350 Bay Area

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Governing Board

Robert (Bob) Zdenek (he/him)

Bob served as president of the National Congress for Community Economic Development, executive director of the Alliance for Healthy Homes, and VP for Community Building

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Staff and Contractors

Advisory Council

Advisory Council

Andrés Soto

Richmond Organizer at Communities for a Better Environment

Advisory Council

Cheryl Davila

Climate Emergency Mobilization Task Force Founder and Former Berkeley City Council Member

Advisory Council

Vanessa Warheit

Sr. Program Advisor, EV Charging for All with Plug In America and Strategic Partnerships Director for Atmos Financial

Advisory Council

Cate Leger

Co-Founder of Leger Wanaselja Architecture

Advisory Council

Margaret Gordon

Founding Member & Co-Director of West Oakland Environmental Indicators Project

Advisory Council

Mark Jacobson

Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Stanford University

Advisory Council

Steve Kinsey

Partner at CivicKnit, Past Chair of the California Coastal Commission and the Metropolitan Transportation Commission, and Former Member of Marin Board of Supervisors

Advisory Council

Ava Mohsenin

Climate Solutions Analyst at Spark Climate Solutions

Advisory Council

Cathi Tactaquin

Former Executive Director, National Network for Immigrant and Refugee Rights

Teams

Mobilizing Team

The Mobilizing Team is a platform for youth and young adults to take tangible, collective climate action to bring about social change in a fight we have a clear stake in.

Youth and young adults fill out this form to join the Mobilizing Team!

All ages are also welcome and encouraged to join our monthly call: Last Tuesdays Power ZapRSVP here to the next one.

Art Team

The Art Team is a space for creatives to come together and make art for the climate movement. We meet every third Thursday from 5:30 – 6:30pm. 

Creatives please fill out this form and Logan the Team Lead will follow up with you!

Climate Speakers

We provide presentations about the causes of the climate crisis and its solutions. Our talks can be tailored to suit the age, interests and knowledge of your particular audience. Our speakers can work with or without slides, depending on your venue and preference.

To request a speaker on a range of climate topics, send an email to Jan Kirsch, Speakers’ Bureau Coordinator. jan@350bayarea.org