Leslie Lukacs

Leslie Lukacs is a sustainable materials management specialist at SCS Engineers and has over 18 years experience providing sound environmental and zero waste consulting services for the private and public sectors. Leslie serves on the Board of Directors of the Zero Waste International Alliance and is an advisor to Zero Waste USA and California Resource … Read more

Keith Dews II

Keith Dews II has been with the San Francisco Department of the Environment for the past 5 years. During that time he has held several different positions from grassroots outreach staff to zero waste associate. Born and raised a stone’s throw from the Recology’s Tunnel Road Transfer station, as a kid he was an avid … Read more

Jake Mackenzie

Jake Mackenzie has served over 20 years on the Rohnert Park City Council and has been Mayor five times. He chairs and serves on regional water, transportation, open space, sustainable growth and climate protection bodies.

Craig Litwin

A seasoned political consultant and cannabis activist since 1994, Craig brings over 20 years of experience in the field. A top signature-gatherer for Proposition 215, Craig went on to become a Sebastopol councilman and mayor, co-authoring one of the nation’s first dispensary ordinances. He also helped launch Solar Sebastopol, which has since evolved into Solar … Read more

Nick Lapis

Nick is CAW’s Director of Advocacy and has been with the organization since 2007. As CAW’s lobbyist, Nick advocates for the enactment of strong waste reduction and recycling policies and has led the organization’s efforts to pass several landmark pieces of legislation. Nick also heads CAW’s climate and organics campaigns and has advocated for the … Read more

Mimi Enright

Mimi Enright worked at IBM in a variety of capacities — from administration to management to client relationship management — for 17 years before moving to Sonoma County in 2000 to pursue her passion for sustainable landscaping. She completed a Sustainable MBA program with a concentration in Food Systems in 2014. Mimi currently works at … Read more

Josh Prigge

At Fetzer Vineyards, Josh Prigge guides the vision and execution of game-changing regenerative measures at the world’s first Zero Waste-certified wine company. Prior to joining Fetzer Vineyards, Prigge was the Sustainability Coordinator at Hawai’i Pacific University, and also served as President of the Sustainability Association of Hawai`i. Prigge’s accomplishments at Fetzer Vineyards include identifying measures … Read more

Sustainable North Bay

Our work focuses on three areas: Public Events (Paradigm Shifting): We host public events to develop the capabilities of North Bay enterprises who wish to contribute to achieving a sustainable future. We provide education to business leaders, public officials, academics and the community about current issues in sustainability. Our public events are designed to be … Read more

Compost Coalition of Sonoma County

The Compost Coalition of Sonoma County is a diverse group of citizens & organizations with a simple mission: keep and process our organic materials in Sonoma County. We explore and discuss both source reduction (diversion from waste stream) & regional composting that is ecologically sound and fiscally responsible. We promote our findings via strategic partnerships, … Read more

Regional Zero Waste

Governments Zero Waste Role Government plays a vital role in establishing criteria needed to eliminate waste, by creating the economic and regulatory environment in which to achieve it, and for leading by example.  Waste reduction, reuse, recycling and composting create more jobs in local communities than disposing our materials. The State of California promotes the … Read more