Subject Matter Experts

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Aaron Steckelberg

SDUT Deputy Graphics Director

San Diego Union Tribune

Aaron has been the SDUT Deputy Graphics Director for the past 3 years and News Artist since 2006.  Aaron has earned multiple Press Club News Association awards for his Info Graphic work.

Data Visualization; Infographics; Climate Change; Solar Energy; Renewable Energy; G.I.S.

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Alan Hoffman

Mission Consult

He has consulted on a wide range of transit, parking, and urban redevelopment studies and has contributed to regional long-term planning in cities around the world, in addition to serving as a frequent workshop and conference speaker on transit ma

Resilient Cities; Green Buildings; Transportation; Education; Urban Planning

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Alex Tardy

National Weather Serivce

Alex Tardy, is the warning coordination meteorologist at the National Weather Service in San Diego.

Environment; Forecasts; Rainfall

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Allan Jones

Chief Development Officer

Energy and Climate Change of the City of Sydney

Allan is Chief Development Officer, Energy and Climate Change of the City of Sydney. Allan is also a Board member of the National Climate Change Adaptation Research Facility.

Climate Change; Energy Efficiency; Renewable Energy; Urban Planning

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Andy Hanshaw

Executive Director

San Diego County Bicycle Coalition

Andy Hanshaw, MPA, has been Executive Director at the SDCBC since July of 2011. He is also the founder and organizer of the annual Bike The Bay community bike ride that takes place each August in San Diego.

Transportation; Bicycles; Emission Reduction

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Arnaud Vedy

GIS Consultant

Arnaud is a graduate student in GIS, a researcher at the Center for Information Convergence and Strategy at SDSU, and a GIS consultant for GENI and the SIMCenter.

Clean Energy; Renewable Energy; G.I.S.

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Beau Beljean

Real Time Energy Scheduling Supervisor

ZGlobal Inc

Beau Beljean, Real Time Energy Scheduling Supervisor with ZGlobal Inc in El Centro, CA heads a team of real time power marketers managing a portfolio of more than 1,500 MW of renewable energy, including scheduling for the City of Anaheim . 

Engineer; Solar Energy; Renewable Energy; Production

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Beth Brummitt

Brummitt Energy Associates Inc.

Beth founded Brummitt Energy Associates in 1998 to focus on high performance buildings.

Energy; Conservation; Energy Efficiency; Green Buildings; Sustainability; Technology; Urban Planning

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Bill Earley

San Diego 2024 Exploratory Committee

Bill Earley has over two dozen years and substantial experience representing employers in a wide variety of labor and employment law issues, including wrongful termination, employment discrimination and harassment, unfair competition, privacy righ

Law

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Bill Fulton

Planning Director

City of San Diego

William Fulton (or Bill Fulton) is an American author, urban planner, and politician. He served as Mayor of the City of Ventura, California from 2009 to 2011 and currently serves as Planning Director for the City of San Diego.

Urban Planning; Policy

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Bill Powers

Powers Engineering

Bill is one of the country's most respected engineers in utility and energy resource management. He has shaped strategy to achieve renewable energy objectives for the country's leading public and investor-owned utilities.

Emissions; Energy; Electricity; Electricity Transmission; Emission Reduction; Clean Energy; Electricity Generation; Power Plants

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Carl Nettleton

Founder

Nettleton Strategies

Carl is a communications and government affairs professional known for his ability to provide critical insight and strategic problem solving to both old and new issues.

Development Issues; Education; Social Networking

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Cary Lowe

Attorney & Mediator

Law Office of Cary Lowe

Cary D.

Water; Water Availability; Water Management; Development Issues; Policy

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Cathleen Pieroni

Principal Water Resources Specialist

City of San Diego’s Public Utilities Department

Cathy Pieroni manages the Legislation, External Policy and Communications section at the City of San Diego’s Public Utilities Department.



Water; Water Demand; Water Reuse; Water Use; Conservation; Policy
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Cecilia Aguillon

Director of Marketing and Government Relations

Kyocera Solar

Cecilia Aguillon is the Director of Marketing and Government Relations for Kyocera Solar, Inc.

Electricity Supply; Solar Energy; Renewable Energy; Clean Energy; Energy Efficiency; Energy Production

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Charles Stoll

Director of Land Use and Transportation

SANDAG

Charles Stoll, more commonly known as "Muggs", is the Director of Land Use and Transportation Planning for the San Diego Association of Governments (SANDAG) in San Diego, California.

Green; Urban Planning; Transportation; Policy; Motor Vehicles

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Christina Luhn

Executive Director, Mega-Region Initiative

San Diego Regional Economic Development Corporation

The Cali Baja Mega-Region Initiative for the first time articulates the intimately enmeshed international economies of San Diego and Imperial Counties (USA) and Baja California (Mexico) as a distinctly advantageous development zone for global comm

Development Issues; Policy; Urban Planning; International Trade

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Cody Hooven

Sustainability Manager

City of San Diego

Her role includes coordinating implementation of the Climate Action Plan, adaptation planning, and incorporating sustainability into economic development.

Green Scene; Climate Change; Renewable Energy; Urban Planning; Conservation; Policy; Sustainability

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Colin Santulli

Center for Sustainable Energy

As Senior Manager of Transportation Programs, Colin Santulli directs CSE’s alternative fuel programs including the California Clean Vehicle Rebate Project (for the California Air Resources Board) and similar statewide incentive projects in Massach

Transportation; Motor Vehicles; Alternative Fuels

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Craig Jones

Chief Operating Officer

Interfaith Community Services

In his work career Craig has been a city planner for several California cities, and has also worked at United Way of San Diego.

Urban Planning; Development Issues; Population Distribution and Density; Policy; Transportation

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Cristiano Giovando

Co-Founder

Terrapan Labs

Cristiano Giovando is a cofounder of Terrapan Labs in San Diego, and prior to that a research Scientist at the Institute for Environment and Sustainability of the EC Joint Research Centre.  Education: Geographic Information System degree at the Po

Environment; Sustainability; R&D

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Dame Doria (DC) Cordova

President

Excellerated Business Schools and Money & You

Doria (DC) Cordova is CEO of Excellerated Business Schools®/Money & You®, a global organization that has over 100,000 graduates from the Asia Pacific and North American regions in English and Chinese.



Green Scene; Finance and Investments; Education; Socioeconomic Factors
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Dan Gibbs

CEO

Home Town Farms

Dan Gibbs is the CEO and a co-founder of Home Town Farms, a growing establishment using efficient and revolutionary technology.

Agriculture; Food Production; Technology Adoption; Water Conservation

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Dan Noble

Managing Director

Inquiry International

Dan Noble is President/CEO of Noble Resources Group, a sustainable resource market development firm, based in Southern California.

Environment; Water; Water Reuse; Environmental Sustainability; R&D

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Debbie Raune

Senior Vice President, Real Estate Division

San Diego Housing Commission

Debbie Ruane is responsible for Acquisitions, Rental Housing Development Loans and Grant Programs, Property Management, Asset Management, Loan Management, and Construction Services.

Green Buildings; Finance and Investments; Urban Planning; House Prices

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Don Liddell

General Counsel

CESA

Don Liddell is the General Counsel of CESA and a principal of Douglass & Liddell.  Don provides legal and government affairs support for CESA's regulatory and legislative advocacy in all forums.

Energy; Energy Grids; Education; Policy

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Douglas Kot

Executive Director

U.S. Green Building Council, San Diego Chapter

Doug is the Executive Director of the San Diego Chapter of the U.S. Green Building Council. In this role he oversees the daily operations of the organization ensuring that the mission of the USGBC – San Diego is advanced.



Energy Efficiency; Renewable Energy; Green Buildings; Sustainability; Urban Planning; Education
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Richard Somerville

Distinguished Professor Emeritus and Research Professor

Scripps Institution of Oceanography- University of California San Diego

Dr Richard Somerville sits on the Science and Security Board of The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists which recently moved the "Dooms

Climate Change; Emissions; Environment; Environmental Impact; Monitoring; Policy; Forecasts; Education

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Elyse Lowe

Deputy Executive Director

Circulate San Diego

A native San Diegan, Elyse Lowe studied environmental studies and earth science, with an emphasis on policy and planning, at UC Santa Cruz.

Environment; Waste Disposal; Transportation; Policy; Finance and Investments

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Eri Kameyama

Senior Project Manager

Civic San Diego

Eri Kameyama is the Senior Project Manager at Civic San Diego, formerly Centre City Development Corporation, where she oversees and underwrites a variety of affordable housing developments in downtown San Diego, ranging from high-rise and mixed-us

Households; Urban Planning; House Prices

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Eric Busboom

Director

San Diego Regional Data Library

The San Diego Regional Data Library helps civic and social organizations get the data they need to tell their stories to the public, policymakers and their funders.

Monitoring; Social Networking; Surveys; R&D

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Eric Lane

Founder

Green Patent Law

Eric Lane, the founder and principal of Green Patent Law, is an intellectual property lawyer and registered U.S. patent attorney in San Diego, California.

Emission Reduction; Clean Energy; Renewable Energy; Green; Technology

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Eric Larson

Farm Bureau, San Diego County

Eric Larson is the Executive Director of the San Diego County Farm Bureau since January 1997.  Eric began working in San Diego County's agricultural industry in 1971.  Prior to joining Farm Bureau he worked as the GM of an agricultural marketing c

Agriculture; Water; Wastewater; Water Management; Food Production

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Falk Fedderson

Acting Professor

Integrative Oceanography Division - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

Falk Fedderson is an Associate Research Oceanographer with the Integrated Oceanography Division of SIO.

Education; Oceans and Rivers; R&D

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Frank G. Scarpaci

Founder

VIANOVA Inc.

Frank Scarpaci, a corporate social responsibility and sustainability consultant, facilitator, and speaker, has over 30 years of experience in the small business, nonprofit, and corporate sectors.  His professional back



Presentation; Green Scene; Socioeconomic Factors; Policy; Sustainability
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Healy Vigderson

Executive Director

Olivewood Gardens & Learning Center

Healy Vigderson is the Executive Director of Olivewood Gardens and Learning Center.

Desertification; Education; Environment; Biodiversity Protection; Agriculture

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Henri Migala

Director

International House at University of California, San Diego

International activities have included working for the UN World Health Organization (WHO) in Nepal (for polio eradication) and as an administrator for international non-profits.

Humans; Education; Hunger; Socioeconomic Factors; Water Management

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Jack Crittenden

Founder

Our City San Diego

Founded Cypress Magazines in 1991, with the launch of National Jurist, a magazine for law students.

Finance and Investments; Education; Production; Technology; R&D

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Jacques Chirazi

Program Manager

Clean Tech at City of San Diego

Jacques Chirazi, certified Biomimicry Professional has managed the California City of San Diego's Clean Technology Program since 2007. His focus is to create economic growth while fostering sustainability.

Clean Energy; Renewable Energy; Social Networking; Technology; Sustainability

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Jaime Reguero

Analytical Scientist

FICO

Jaime Reguero is a young computer scientist and mathematician from Spain, with a Master's degree on artificial intelligence. He has international experience on quality analysis of financial datasets, and renewable energies production modelling.

Renewable Energy; Technology; R&D

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Jamaal Knight

Business Analyst

OneRoof Energy, Inc.

Jamaal Knight is a San Diego native, currently working as a Legal Analyst on an IP litigation project with a local wireless technology company.  Renewable energy, specifically solar energy, became a field of interest to Mr.

Solar Energy; Renewable Energy; Technology; Urban Planning; R&D

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Jeff Johnson

Consultant & Subject Matter Expert

City of San Diego

Jeff is an OpenGeo developer extraordinaire and Code For America San Diego Brigade Captain.  He is a talented entrepreneur who has his hands in a bit of everything at OpenGeo, but is largely focused on Geonode.



Technology; Technology Evaluation; Manufacturing; R&D
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Dr. Jeoffry Gordon

Member of the California Medical Licensing Board

Dr. Gordon retired after being a family doc in San Diego for 40 years. He have had a life long passionate dedication to social justice.

Households; Jobs; Political Beliefs

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Jerry Sanders

President and CEO

San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce

Jerry Sanders began his lifelong career in public service when he joined  the San Diego Police Department at the age of 22. In 1999, Sanders retired as Police Chief and became CEO of the United Way of San Diego.

Jobs; Urban Planning; Transportation; Water Management; Biomass and Biofuels; Environment; Policy

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Jim Linthicum

Director of Mobility Management and Project Implementation

SANDAG

Linthicum joined SANDAG as the division director of engineering and construction when the agency consolidated with the Metropolitan Transit Development Board in 2003.

Transportation; Automobiles; Urban Planning

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Jim Stone

Executive Director

Walk San Diego

Jim's career in environmental education and sustainability has spanned more than 30 years.

Environment; Sustainability; Education

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Joe LaCava

Founder, Senior Associate

Interra

Joe focuses on land use and public policy for private clients, public agencies, and neighborhoods. He draws from over 30 years of experience as a civil engineer, development manager, community advocate, and public policy practitioner.

Social Networking; Urban Planning; Development Issues

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Karen Melvin

Deputy Agriculture Commissioner/Sealer

County of San Diego - Agriculture, Weights and Measures

Karen Melvin is a Deputy Agricultural Commission/Sealer with the San Diego County Department of Agriculture, Weights and Measures.  She has a Bachelor of Science in Plant Science from the University of California, Riverside.  Karen manages the Pla

Agriculture; Food Production; Consumption; Biodiversity Protection; Invasive Species; Agricultural Land Use

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Kelly Cunningham

Economist & Senior Fellow

Institute for Policy Research

Kelly Cunningham is the former chief economist and research director for the San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce, where he established a reputation for his understanding and expertise of San Diego's regional economy.

Finance and Investments; CPI; Monitoring; Socioeconomic Factors

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Ken Weinberg

Director of Water Resources

San Diego County Water Authority

Ken Weinberg directs the San Diego County Water Authority's long-term water supply and facilities planning and  water resources management, including the development of regional local supply projects such as seawater desalination.

Water; Desalination; Water Management; Water Resources; Water Supply

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Keri Helmer

Center for Sustainable Energy

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Kevin O'Beirne

SDG&E Clean Transportation & Advanced Technology Integration

Customer Solutions Manager

SDG&E Clean Transportation & Advanced Technology Integration



Policy; Transportation; Energy Grids; Technology; Motor Vehicles
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Lane Sharman

Management Consultant, Solana Energy & Co-Founder

San Diego Energy District Foundation

Lane Sharman is a senior executive with experience in power project development, regulatory affairs, and government relations.  He is a business model innovator and strategic management and financial advisor.



Clean Energy; Electricity Generation; Solar Energy; Models; Environmental Sustainability; Finance and Investments; Policy; Advisor
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Len Hering

Executive Director

Center for Sustainable Energy

Rear Admiral Leendert “Len” Hering Sr. (U.S. Navy, retired), is a prominent military and civilian sustainability leader with a broad background in energy and environmental issues.

Energy Consumption; Renewable Energy; Environmental Sustainability; Sustainability; Water Conservation; Water Consumption

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Mark Kersey

Councilman

City of San Diego

Councilmember Mark Kersey represents City of San Diego's 5th District.  He is currently the Chair of the Council's standing Committee on Infrastructure and Vice Chair of the Economic Development and Intergovernmental Relations Committee.

Finance and Investments; Development Issues; Policy; R&D; Urban Planning; Transportation

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Marlon King

San Diego Emergency Operations Services

Mr King collaborates with local jurisdictions and business groups to provide emergency management planning in order to assist these agencies in preparing for, responding to, and recovering from any natural disaster or man-made incident.



Education; Policy; Advisor
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Masada Disenhouse

Co-Founder

SanDiego350

Masada co-founded SanDiego350 and serves on SD350's Steering Committee and Public Policy Team.  She has over 20 years of experience in activism and campaign management.

Climate Change; Emission Reduction; Clean Energy; Environment; Sustainability

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Matt Perry

Information Graphics Director

San Diego Union Tribune

Matt directs a staff of six graphics reporters/news artists who create compelling visual stories for the company's print and digital publishing platforms.  He uses multiple tools to build an image: Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop, ArcMap, MapStud

Models; R&D; Data Visualization; Infographics

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Maxime Zondlowski

Consultant

Genentech

Maxime Stephan Zondlowski is a volunteer at the Global Energy Network Institute (GENI). He is an experienced multilingual professional with a strong international background.

Finance and Investments; GENI; Technology; Nanotechnology; R&D; Models

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Michael Powers

Founding Partner, Sales & Marketing

Stellar Solar

Michael is a former marketing manager at Home Depot Supply and helped to launch the national solar program at The Home Depot. Since 1999, he has been a board member of Global Energy Network Institute (GENI).

Entrepreneur; Innovator

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Mike Stetz

Our City San Diego

Writes and edits for Our City San Diego Magazine, a new digital magazine that focuses on San Diego politics, business trends and civic engagement efforts. Former Staff Writer and Columnist at The San Diego Union-Tribune



Writer/Editor
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Murray Jennex

MIS, SDSU Nuclear Engineer

Murray E.

Education; Chemist; Engineer; Physicist; Writer/Editor

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Neil Stallings

Vice President

Green Century Capital Management

Neil is with Green Century Capital Management, a mutual fund company founded over 20 years ago by a partnership of environmental advocacy organizations, which is still owned by their nonprofit founders.

Finance and Investments; Environmental Sustainability; Climate Change; Sustainability

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Nicola Hedge

Director

Climate Initiative

Nicola leads implementation of The San Diego Foundation’s Climate Initiative, working with donors, nonprofits, and business and government partners to help spur action to reduce regional greenhouse gas emissions and deepen community awareness abou

Climate Change; Emission Reduction; Education; Social Networking; Socioeconomic Factors

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Nicole Capretz

Director of Policy

District Two, City Council

As the Director of Policy for the District Two office, Nicole has over 15 years of professional experience representing public interests in the environmental arena, both in nonprofit and government agencies.

Clean Energy; Environment; Environmental Sustainability; Environmental Legislation

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Nicole Peill-Moelter

Director of Environmental Technologies

Akamai Technologies, Inc.

Nicole oversees the strategy and execution of sustainability initiatives across the company, including energy and greenhouse gas management and reporting, energy efficiency and electronic-waste reduction, employee engagement and stakeholder-awaren

Carbon Footprint; Greenhouse Gases; Emission Reduction; Energy Efficiency; Sustainability

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Nilmini Silva-Send

Senior Policy Analyst

Energy Policy Initiatives Center, USD

Nilmini Silva-Send is the senior policy analyst at USD's Energy Policy Initiatives Center, where she contributes research and analysis to EPIC's ongoing energy and climate change projects.

Climate Change; Energy; Costs; Education; R&D; Transportation; Law

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Paul Jablonski

CEO

San Diego Metropolitan Transit System

Paul Jablonski began his career in the transit industry at an early age by driving a bus for the University of Massachusetts campus in Amherst.

Urban Planning; Transportation

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Peder Norby

City Of Carlsbad

Longtime electrical car user and expert in the fields of transportation, renewable energy and planning, will discuss energy and transportation developments and how San Diego is uniquely positioned to be a national leader in the field of electric v

Transportation; Motor Vehicles; Emission Reduction; Renewable Energy

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Peter Meisen

President and Director

Global Energy Network Institute

Peter Meisen founded GENI in 1989 to conduct research and educate world leaders to the strategy of linking renewable energy resources around the world.

Peter Meisen; GENI; Renewable Energy; Electricity Transmission; Households; Energy; Environment; Sustainability

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Peter Zahn

Deputy and President

Solana Beach and the Moxie Foundation

Mr. Zahn serves on two Boards at San Diego State University: the School of Business Administration and the Zahn Innovation Center. He also holds seats on the Action Board of the Education Synergy Alliance and CleanTECH San Diego. 



Green Scene; Emission Reduction; Finance and Investments; Education; Socioeconomic Factors
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Philip J. Bona

BNIM Architects

Architect ž Planner ž Educator

Phil Bona is a Senior Architect and Planner at BNIM in San Diego.



Education; Renewable Energy; Sustainability; Urban Planning; Policy; Climate Change; Green Buildings; Water Conservation
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Quentin Gregg

GENI Research Associate

World Resources SimCenter

Quentin Gregg is a recent graduate from UCLA's Geography/Environmental Studies program, where he also completed a minor in GIS and Technologies.  He is now applying his education here in San Diego as a GIS Research Associate at GENI's World Resour

Renewable Energy; Models; Environment; GENI; G.I.S.

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Rachel Kornak

Founder

EmergingGISLeaders.org

I'm currently the Lead Instructor of Environmental Applications of GIS, an elective in Penn State's Online Master of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) program, a Technical Consultant for a collaborative research initiative at the University of

Education; R&D; Consultant; G.I.S.

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Ralph Keeling

Director, Scripps CO2 Program

Scripps Institution of Oceanography

Ralph Keeling is the current program director of the Scripps CO2 Program.

Oceans and Rivers; Education; R&D

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Raymond Moberly

Principal Consultant

Faster Logic, LLC

Dr. Moberly is subject matter expert in all fields of Information Theory (error correction, cryptography, and data compression).

GENI; Monitoring; Education; R&D

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Rebecca Feuerlicht

Project Manager

Center for Sustainable Energy

Rebecca Feuerlicht is the project manager at the Center for Sustainable Energy overseeing the administration of the statewide Self-Generation Incentive Program in the San Diego Gas & Electric service territory.

Electricity Supply; Electricity Transmission; Renewable Energy; Sustainability

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Reno Harnish

Director, Center for Environment and National Security

Scripps Institution of Oceanography

Reno works for a better environment.  In 2009 he founded and is currently the Director of the Center for Environment and National Security at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography.  He has organized and led two symposia mixing scientists with Wa

Environment; Policy; Oceans and Rivers; Conservation; Environmental Legislation; Political Beliefs

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Rob Marlbrough

Co-Founder and CEO

Fandom Marketing; Founder, Web Wizards WordPress Services

Rob, aka “DowntownRob”, is a technology and marketing pro who knows his stuff when it comes to social web site integration, WordPress, and throwing awesome social media powered events.



Social Networking; Technology; Entrepreneur
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Rob Anderson

Director

Resource Planning San Diego Gas & Electric Co.

He has spent over 30 years at San Diego Gas and Electric Company. He has held a range of positions involving power plant engineering, resource planning, strategic planning, and generation development.

Energy; Electricity; Electricity Generation; Distributed Generation; Electricity Supply; Energy Consumption; Electricity Consumption; Energy Production; Greenhouse Gases

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Rochelle Becker

Executive Director

Alliance for Nuclear Responsibility

Rochelle Becker has been active on nuclear safety issues in California for 35 years.

Nuclear Energy; Policy; Water Pollution; Environmental Legislation

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Rupert Essinger

Mapping Product Specialist

ESRI

Rupert works in the ArcGIS development team at Esri where he works on user interface and documentation. Originally from Leicester in the English Midlands, he is now based in San Diego.



G.I.S.
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Ruth Bruland

Executive Director

St. Vincent de Paul Village

Ruth Bruland is Executive Director of St.

Humans; Households; Hunger; Socioeconomic Factors

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Scott Murray

President

Slow Food San Diego

Scott A. Murray, an organic farmer for 32 years, was a delegate to the 2004 and 2006 Terra Madre conferences in Turin, Italy.

Agriculture; Environmental Sustainability; Agricultural Land Use; Food Production; Education

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Scott Peters

Member of Congress (CA-52)

Congressman Scott Peters serves California’s 52nd Congressional District, which includes the cities of Coronado, Poway and most of northern San Diego.

Environment; Environmental Legislation; Policy; Urban Planning; Political Beliefs; Technology

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Seth Litchney

Senior Planner, City of San Diego

Since joining the Planning Department in 2014, he has overseen the adoption of the Grantville Focused Plan Amendment and is currently completing the City's Climate Action Plan.  Previously, Mr.

Green Scene; Climate Change; Renewable Energy; Sustainability; R&D; Urban Planning; Writer/Editor

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Simon Mayeski

Solana Energy Consultant Volunteer

SanDiego350

Simon Mayeski is a founding member of SanDiego 350. He has focused on the  Regional Plan for the San Diego Association of Governments (SANDAG), paying particular attention to SANDAG’s responsibility to fight global climate change in California.

Climate Change; Environmental Legislation; Environmental Sustainability; Political Beliefs

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Susan Tinsky

Director

San Diego Housing Federation

Susan Riggs Tinsky is the Executive Director of the San Diego Housing Federation.

Environmental Legislation; Finance and Investments; House Prices; Education; Households; Policy; Law

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Teddy Cruz

Architect and Urbanist, Professor

University of California, San Diego

Teddy Cruz was born in Guatemala City. He obtained a Master in Design Studies at Harvard University in 1997.

Households; Policy; Urban Planning; Finance and Investments; House Prices; Education

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Thomas R. Brill

Director of Strategic Planning and New Products and Services

San Diego Gas & Electric Company

Thomas R.

Energy; Electricity; International Trade; Policy; Urban Planning; Law

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Tim Craig

Government Account Executive

ESRI

Tim works in the California Regional Office at Esri where he works with GIS users throughout the state with a particular emphasis on local government and the San Diego region. He is based in San Diego.



Policy; G.I.S.
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Vincent Mudd

Committe Chair

San Diego 2024 Exploratory Committee

Mudd is Principal and Chief Operating Officer at Carrier Johnson + Culture, long known as one of San Diego's preeminent architectural, urban design, interior design and brand strategy communications firms.

Green Buildings; Air Quality; Sustainability; Urban Planning; Water; Entrepreneur

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Walter Phillips

Chief Executive Officer

San Diego Youth Services

Walter Philips has been at the helm of San Diego Youth Services as its Chief Executive Officer since July of 2000. The agency is a major provider of comprehensive services for homeless, abused and at-risk youth, their families and communities.



Humans; Households; Funding; Development Issues; Hunger; Jobs