June Michaels

June Michaels, SONOMA Food Runners Bio Since she was a child, June was drawn to discovering solutions to fulfill needs. Finding ways to buy candy with a second-grade classmate was her first endeavor. While working as a San Francisco concierge for Marriott International Hotels, June witnessed many items headed for the dumpster which charities could … Read more

Arsel Perez

My name is Arsel Perez. I am a working college student with a passion for music, running, self-development, and community. I enjoy volunteering for Sonoma Food Runners because it enables me to be the messenger from donor to recipient. The process of receiving and delivering the food to people that need it is very fulfilling. … Read more

Suzi Grady

Suzi Grady is the Director of Petaluma Bounty. A seasoned farmer, she has 15 years of experience in building community around food access, gardening and food system collaboration. She speaks Spanish, trained at UC Santa Cruz Farm, a certified permaculturalist, graduate of the GETUP Program from SF Garden for the Environment and taught gardening, composting … Read more

Leslie Lukacs

In June 2019, Leslie Lukacs was hired as Executive Director of Zero Waste Sonoma formally known of the Sonoma County Waste Management Agency. Leslie has worked over 20 years in solid waste and resource management industry and, prior to this appointment, was the Director of Zero Waste at SCS Engineers, a solid waste, recycling and … Read more

Ambrosia

Ambrosia Thomson: Waste Zero Specialist for Recology Sonoma Marin. Her area covers all of West Sonoma County and includes, Sebastopol, Point Arena, and South West Santa Rosa. She develops and delivers public education programs to commercial businesses, schools, and residential customers by doing company wide trainings through presentations and attending events where you can find … Read more

Jackie Criger

Jackie Criger is a student at Santa Rosa Junior College where she is majoring in Environmental Studies. She plans to attend Sonoma State next year and has hopes to one day practice Environmental Law. She is a community volunteer in Sebastopol were she helped create an initiative to to remove plastic and bio-plastic cutlery from … Read more

Garen Kazanjian

Garen Kazanjian is the Waste Zero Specialist at Recology Sonoma Marin that is responsible for the Marin County portions of their franchise: Novato and West Marin. He spends his time educating businesses on how to properly divert their waste, and setting up commercial customers with compost and recycling service. You might also find him tabling … Read more

Casey Willima

Casey Williams has been in the solid waste, recycling, and compost business since 2005 when he started with the Ratto Group. There, he had various roles from Customer Service Manager, to diversion reporting, to IT, to Outreach Manager. Upon Recology’s acquisition of the Ratto Group in 2017 he assumed a new role of Public Education … Read more

Marv Zauderer

Marv has overall strategic and operational responsibility for ExtraFood’s programs, staff, and execution of its mission. He works with ExtraFood’s Board of Directors to establish the corporation’s strategic direction; leads the organization’s strategic and business planning; defines and leads the execution of the organization’s fundraising plan; establishes and conducts strategic partnerships; manages ExtraFood’s marketing program; … Read more