Diana Rich

Diana Rich Mayor City of Sebastopol Diana moved to Sebastopol in 1999 with her husband and two young sons. Her contributions to the town include a wide variety of projects for youth, seniors, businesses, nonprofits, emergency preparedness, and environmental interests. For seven years (2010-17), she served as executive director of the Sebastopol Community Cultural Center. … Read more

Paul Liotsakis

Paul Liotsakis Founder and CEO Sparkl Reusables Paul has dedicated his career to environmental sustainability, spanning the organic food, renewable energy, and waste management industries. In 2014, he founded Sparkl Reusables (formerly GO Box SF Bay), launching California's first reusable to-go container program, which diverts hundreds of single-use items from Bay Area landfills daily. Sparkl's … Read more

Anne-Marie Bonneau

Anne-Marie Bonneau Zero-Waste Chef Award-winning cookbook author, blogger, fermenter and sourdough baker Anne-Marie Bonneau has lived plastic-free since 2011. Through social media, her blog and her book, The Zero-Waste Chef: Plant-Forward Recipes and Tips for a Sustainable Kitchen and Planet, Anne-Marie shows others how reducing their trash not only benefits the planet but also satisfies … Read more

Erin Levine

Erin Levine Resource Recovery Manager World Centric Erin Levine has been involved with resource recovery for nearly 20 years. She began by working with large generators of electronic waste by organizing collection and drop off events. Then for over 10 years she focused solely on organic waste management and finished compost applications. She has supported … Read more

Hugo Mata

Hugo Mata Principal Soluna Outreach Solutions Hugo Mata, Founder and Principal of Soluna Outreach Solutions has more than 20 years experience in bilingual (English/Spanish) environmental outreach programs, media planning and placement, environmental education, source separation and recycling, waste diversion, and community-based marketing. Hugo holds a B.A in Radio and Television from San Francisco State University … Read more

Tanya Narath

Tanya Narath Chief Deputy Executive Director Sonoma County Transportation Authority Tanya Narath is the Chief Deputy Executive Director at SCTA/RCPA. In this role, Tanya is responsible for coordinating all SCTA/RCPA administration, accounting and finance, community outreach and engagement functions, and climate change programs. She is responsible for developing RCPA’s countywide climate strategy, coordinating climate action … Read more

Carolyn Flannery

Carolyn Flannery CEO Make It Home After a long career in antiques and interior design, Carolyn Flannery established Make It Home —a nonprofit that furnishes vulnerable populations with quality furnishings. Sparked by her dedication to helping foster children and her insider's perspective on design industry excess, Carolyn inaugurated a furniture bank in 2020, as the … Read more

Casey Fritz

Casey Fritz Senior Planner County of Marin & Zero Waste Marin Casey Fritz is a Senior Planner with the County of Marin, working on Zero Waste Marin JPA programs. She manages the Zero Waste Schools Program, the County-wide edible food recovery program, and other zero waste efforts in Marin County. Over the course of her … Read more

Phoebe Schenker

Phoebe Schenker Executive Director Reuse Alliance Phoebe Schenker is the Executive Director of Reuse Alliance. She began her career as an architect, primarily at EHDD in San Francisco, and exhibit designer always focussed on sustainability and reuse. Over fifteen years she designed many public buildings including award winning projects like the Lands End Lookout in … Read more

Courtney Scott

Courtney Scott HHW Program Manager Zero Waste Sonoma Courtney Scott has worked in household hazardous waste for 12 years. She began her career with the San Rafael Fire Department coordinating the Marin HHW Facility in partnership with Marin Resource Recycling and Zero Waste Marin. Currently, she is the HHW Program Manager for Zero Waste Sonoma … Read more