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Santa Clara County Climate Collaborative
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Leadership Advisory Team

An appointed Leadership Advisory Team, made up of climate leaders from public agencies, academia, nonprofit and community-based organizations, serves as the primary advisory body for the Collaborative and makes recommendations pertaining to the operational, strategic direction, and financial sustainability of the Collaborative. The LAT will work in close collaboration with the Collaborative Project Management Team to advance critical decisions of the Collaborative and will receive support from the County staff and the Collaborative consultant teams. 

Leadership Advisory Team Members 

Andrea Mackenzie 

General Manager, Santa Clara Valley Open Space Authority 

Danielle Lee 

Chief Sustainability and Resilience Officer, City of Mountain View 

Emily Schwing 

Acting Executive Director, Veggielution 

Jack Mahoney 

Director, Movement- and Power-Building, Silicon Valley Community Foundation


Jasneet Sharma 

Sustainability Director, County of
Santa Clara 

Jordan Grimes 

Resilience Manager, Greenbelt Alliance 

Kerrie Romanow 

Chief Sustainability Officer, City of
San Jose 

Lincoln Bleveans 

Executive Director, Sustainability & Energy Management, Stanford

Lisa Bankosh 

Assistant Officer, Santa Clara Valley Water District


Quency Phillips 

Executive Director, Lighthouse Silicon Valley 

Equity and Implementation Advisors

Tegan Hoffmann 

Executive Director and Board Member, Coastal Quest 

Violet Wulf-Saena 

Founder and Executive Director, Climate Resilient Communities 

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