2019 Speakers

Bea Johnson

Bea Johnson

Author
Zero Waste Home
Bea Johnson and her family produce a mere pint of trash per year since 2008. Dubbed “The Priestess of Waste-Free ...
Michael J. Sangiacomo

Michael J. Sangiacomo

President and Chief Executive Officer
Recology
Mike Sangiacomo is President and Chief Executive Officer of Recology. Mike is responsible for overall strategic planning, resource development and ...
June Michaels

June Michaels

Founder/Director
SONOMA Food Runners
June Michaels, SONOMA Food Runners Bio Since she was a child, June was drawn to discovering solutions to fulfill needs ...
Arsel Perez

Arsel Perez

Food Runner Volunteer
Sonoma Food Runners
My name is Arsel Perez. I am a working college student with a passion for music, running, self-development, and community ...
Suzi Grady

Suzi Grady

Director
Petaluma Bounty
Suzi Grady is the Director of Petaluma Bounty. A seasoned farmer, she has 15 years of experience in building community ...
Leslie Lukacs

Leslie Lukacs

Executive Director
Zero Waste Sonoma
In June 2019, Leslie Lukacs was hired as Executive Director of Zero Waste Sonoma formally known of the Sonoma County ...
Ambrosia

Ambrosia

Waste Zero Specialist
Recology Sonoma Marin
Ambrosia Thomson: Waste Zero Specialist for Recology Sonoma Marin. Her area covers all of West Sonoma County and includes, Sebastopol, ...
Jackie Criger

Jackie Criger

Studen
Sebastopol Climate Action
Jackie Criger is a student at Santa Rosa Junior College where she is majoring in Environmental Studies. She plans to ...
Garen Kazanjian

Garen Kazanjian

Waste Zero Specialist
Recology Sonoma Marin
Garen Kazanjian is the Waste Zero Specialist at Recology Sonoma Marin that is responsible for the Marin County portions of ...
Mary Munat, Green Mary

Mary Munat, Green Mary

Living lighter on the planet out at public events
Green Mary, Inc.
Mary got her start greening as a girl in rural Vermont where there was no garbage pick up and everything ...
Casey Willima

Casey Willima

Public Education Manager
Recology Sonoma Marin
Casey Williams has been in the solid waste, recycling, and compost business since 2005 when he started with the Ratto ...
Marv Zauderer

Marv Zauderer

Founder and CEO
ExtraFood.org
Marv has overall strategic and operational responsibility for ExtraFood's programs, staff, and execution of its mission. He works with ExtraFood's ...
Sunny Galbraith

Sunny Galbraith

Chair, Zero Waste North Bay Task Force
Zero Waste North Bay
Sunny Galbraith is an environmental activist with local climate action group 350 Sonoma and a high school science and math ...
Terry Taylor

Terry Taylor

Citizen Stakeholder
Sonoma County Zero Waste Task Force
Terry Taylor Terry is a fellow and past board member of the Leadership Institute for Ecology and the Economy, and ...
Brian Bauer

Brian Bauer

Co-Founder and CEO
Resynergi
Brian Bauer, Resynergi Co-Founder, President and CEO. Mr. Bauer graduated from Stanford University with a BS in Mechanical Engineering, and ...
Samantha Sommer

Samantha Sommer

Waste Prevention Program Manager
Clean Water Action and Clean Water Fund
Samantha brings over ten years of professional experience in program development and implementation, specializing in zero waste, plastic pollution, ocean ...
D'Lynda Fischer

D’Lynda Fischer

Councilmember
City of Petaluma
D’Lynda grew up in a politically active family in the foothills of Anchorage, Alaska. She became an adult while living ...
Natalie Goble

Natalie Goble

Chef/Owner
Lowells/Handline
Handline and Lowell’s Executive Chef and co-owner Natalie Goble's modern Californian cooking celebrates the region’s bounty and pays homage to ...
Celia Furber

Celia Furber

Waste Zero Manager
Recology Sonoma Marin
Celia Furber is the waste zero manager for Recology Sonoma Marin. The waste zero department is the education and outreach ...
Naomi Crawford

Naomi Crawford

business owner
Lunchette Petaluma
I have been cooking since 1989, and have always worked with local farms to procure organic produce and artisan products ...
Mimi Enright

Mimi Enright

Program Manager
UCCE Sonoma
Mimi Enright was born & raised in the Bay Area and spent many happy days as a child exploring the ...
Justin Wilcock

Justin Wilcock

Business Development and Outreach Manager
Sonoma County Resource Recovery
Justin Wilcock is the Community Outreach Manager for Sonoma County Resource Recovery (SCRR). He was been with SCRR since October ...
Lisa Coelho

Lisa Coelho

Sustainable Materials Management Specialist
SCS Engineers
Lisa Coelho is a new hire to SCS Engineers’ Sustainable Materials Management team. Ms. Coelho is a Sustainable Materials Management ...
Kerry Parker

Kerry Parker

Program Specialist
City of Alameda
Kerry Parker has over a dozen years in materials management and source reduction experience working for the City of Alameda, ...
Xinci Tan

Xinci Tan

Organics Program Manager
Zero Waste Sonoma
Xinci is the Organics Program Manager for Zero Waste Sonoma, also known as the Sonoma County Waste Management Agency (SCWMA) ...
Marshalle Graham

Marshalle Graham

Senior Environmental Scientist (Supervisor)
CalRecycle
Marshalle Graham has over 26 years of experience with CalRecycle. She has served on many leadership teams for various statewide ...
Dan Noble

Dan Noble

President
Noble Bioresources, Inc.
Mr. Dan Noble, Founder of Noble Bioresources, Inc., a bioproducts market & industry development firm, and Executive Director of the ...
Annie Sherman

Annie Sherman

Corporate Sustainability Coordinator
Oliver's Market
Annie joined Oliver’s in 2017, bringing rich experience from Whole Foods Market and the County of Sonoma, where she focused ...
Eric Jackson

Eric Jackson

Creative Programs Manager / Head of Fiber Arts Dept
Sonoma Community Center
Eric Jackson has been a Costume Designer for Sonoma Arts Live, and for over 6 years a performer, Costume Designer, ...