2023 Speakers, Day 2 – Communities

Jessica Jane Robinson

Jessica Jane Robinson

CEO and Founder
Resilience Birthright Inc
Sunni Hutton

Sunni Hutton

Community Engagement Director
Blackrock Consulting, LLC
Malia Becker

Malia Becker

Associate Organizer
Center for Biological Diversity
Randy Moorman

Randy Moorman

Director of Policy and Community Campaigns
Eco-Cycle
Aditi Varshneya

Aditi (Adi) Varshneya

US/Canada Membership Coordinator
GAIA (Global Alliance for Incinerator Alternatives)
Leslie Lukacs

Leslie Lukacs

Executive Director
Zero Waste Sonoma
Mike Ewall, Esq.

Mike Ewall, Esq.

President
Beyond Burning
Shashawnda Campbell

Shashawnda Campbell

Environmental Justice Coordinator
South Baltimore Community Land Trust Inc
Terrance "Terry" McDonald

Terrance “Terry” McDonald

Executive Director
Saint Vincent de Paul A Society of Lane County, Inc
Marie Mourad, PhD

Marie Mourad, PhD

Food Waste Expert & Consultant
Independant (self-employed)
Heather Walch

Heather Walch

CEO
Repowered (fka Tech Dump & Tech Discounts)
Alexis Young

Alexis Young

Building Equity into Coalitions
People Over Plastic
Jeffrey Morris, Ph.D.

Jeffrey Morris, Ph.D.

Principal
Sound Resource Management Group
Neil Tangri

Neil Tangri

Science and Policy Director
GAIA Global
Jo Banner

Jo Banner

Co-Founder & Co-Director
The Descendants Project
Michelle Struthers

Michelle Struthers

Project Manager
SGA Marketing
Zeynep Çelikel

Zeynep Çelikel

Adviser in the Human Rights & Humanitarian Team
General Assembly of the United Nations
Mike Gable

Mike Gable

Executive Director
Construction Junction
Gary Liss

Gary Liss

Principal
Zero Waste Associates
Heather Trim

Heather Trim

Executive Director
Zero Waste Washington
Linda Rico

Linda Rico

Communications Staff
Center for Biological Diversity
Sean Potts

Sean Potts

Management and Program Analyst
USDA - Office of Urban Agriculture and Innovative Production
Patti Toews

Patti Toews

Local/State Government Sustainability/Waste Management Solutions Consultant
APTIM
Nick Lapis

Nick Lapis

Director of Advocacy
Californians Against Waste
Daniella Menendez

Daniella Menendez

Outreach Coordinator
Race to Zero Waste
Zen Borlongan

Zen Borlongan

National Coordinator
Mother Earth Foundation
Kim Dinan

Kim Dinan

Senior Media Specialist
Center for Biological Diversity
Kelley Dennings

Kelley Dennings

Campaigner
Center for Biological Diversity
Jayson M. Noveda, MBA

Jayson M. Noveda, MBA

Program Officer
Mother Earth Foundation
Kelly York

Kelly York

Sustainability/Waste Minimization Manager
APTIM
Nazir Khan

Nazir Khan

Campaign Director
Minnesota Environmental Justice Table
Hayden Sloan

Hayden Sloan

Strategic Director of Communications
Race to Zero Waste
Daniela Ochoa

Daniela Ochoa

Principal
Regenerative Solutions
Alain Castruita

Alain Castruita

Activist
Colectiva Malditos Plástico
Jeremy Drake

Jeremy Drake

Principal
Strategy Zero Waste Solutions
Marria Evbuoma

Marria Evbuoma

Founder/Worker
Rotation Community Services
Lily Herd

Lily Herd

Capital, Innovation, and Engagement Manager
ReFED
Neil Seldman

Neil Seldman

Director, Recyclng Cornucopia Program
Zero Waste USA
Dennis Uyat

Dennis Uyat

Program Committee
Zero Waste USA
Surabhi Shah

Surabhi Shah

Senior Policy Advisor
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Megan Wolff

Megan Wolff

Policy Director
Beyond Plastics
Jordan Figueiredo

Jordan Figueiredo

Zero Waste Specialist
Castro Valley Sanitary District