2023 Speakers, Day 2 – Communities

Jeffrey Morris, Ph.D.

Jeffrey Morris, Ph.D.

Principal
Sound Resource Management Group
Jessica Jane Robinson

Jessica Jane Robinson

CEO and Founder
Resilience Birthright Inc
Megan Wolff

Megan Wolff

Policy Director
Beyond Plastics
Mike Gable

Mike Gable

Executive Director
Construction Junction
Patti Toews

Patti Toews

Local/State Government Sustainability/Waste Management Solutions Consultant
APTIM
Leslie Lukacs

Leslie Lukacs

Executive Director
Zero Waste Sonoma
Lily Herd

Lily Herd

Capital, Innovation, and Engagement Manager
ReFED
Mike Ewall, Esq.

Mike Ewall, Esq.

President
Beyond Burning
Alain Castruita

Alain Castruita

Activist
Colectiva Malditos Plástico
Zeynep Çelikel

Zeynep Çelikel

Adviser in the Human Rights & Humanitarian Team
General Assembly of the United Nations
Dennis Uyat

Dennis Uyat

Program Committee
Zero Waste USA
Nick Lapis

Nick Lapis

Director of Advocacy
Californians Against Waste
Surabhi Shah

Surabhi Shah

Senior Policy Advisor
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Neil Seldman

Neil Seldman

Director, Recyclng Cornucopia Program
Zero Waste USA
Marria Evbuoma

Marria Evbuoma

Founder/Worker
Rotation Community Services
Sean Potts

Sean Potts

Management and Program Analyst
USDA - Office of Urban Agriculture and Innovative Production
Heather Walch

Heather Walch

CEO
Repowered (fka Tech Dump & Tech Discounts)
Daniella Menendez

Daniella Menendez

Outreach Coordinator
Race to Zero Waste
Alexis Young

Alexis Young

Building Equity into Coalitions
People Over Plastic
Daniela Ochoa

Daniela Ochoa

Principal
Regenerative Solutions
Marie Mourad, PhD

Marie Mourad, PhD

Food Waste Expert & Consultant
Independant (self-employed)
Zen Borlongan

Zen Borlongan

National Coordinator
Mother Earth Foundation
Shashawnda Campbell

Shashawnda Campbell

Environmental Justice Coordinator
South Baltimore Community Land Trust Inc
Nazir Khan

Nazir Khan

Campaign Director
Minnesota Environmental Justice Table
Randy Moorman

Randy Moorman

Director of Policy and Community Campaigns
Eco-Cycle
Sunni Hutton

Sunni Hutton

Community Engagement Director
Blackrock Consulting, LLC
Kelley Dennings

Kelley Dennings

Campaigner
Center for Biological Diversity
Linda Rico

Linda Rico

Communications Staff
Center for Biological Diversity
Gary Liss

Gary Liss

Principal
Zero Waste Associates
Jeremy Drake

Jeremy Drake

Principal
Strategy Zero Waste Solutions
Jo Banner

Jo Banner

Co-Founder & Co-Director
The Descendants Project
Hayden Sloan

Hayden Sloan

Strategic Director of Communications
Race to Zero Waste
Kelly York

Kelly York

Sustainability/Waste Minimization Manager
APTIM
Malia Becker

Malia Becker

Associate Organizer
Center for Biological Diversity
Aditi Varshneya

Aditi (Adi) Varshneya

US/Canada Membership Coordinator
GAIA (Global Alliance for Incinerator Alternatives)
Kim Dinan

Kim Dinan

Senior Media Specialist
Center for Biological Diversity
Jordan Figueiredo

Jordan Figueiredo

Zero Waste Specialist
Castro Valley Sanitary District
Michelle Struthers

Michelle Struthers

Project Manager
SGA Marketing
Neil Tangri

Neil Tangri

Science and Policy Director
GAIA Global
Terrance "Terry" McDonald

Terrance “Terry” McDonald

Executive Director
Saint Vincent de Paul A Society of Lane County, Inc
Jayson M. Noveda, MBA

Jayson M. Noveda, MBA

Program Officer
Mother Earth Foundation
Heather Trim

Heather Trim

Executive Director
Zero Waste Washington