Category Archives: Sustainability

My Pacific Coast Bike Tour: 10 Year Anniversary

During the summer of 2006, I bike toured down the mighty Pacific Coast, from Vancouver, Canada to Los Angeles, California. Along the way, I connected with friends, family and a network of  local leaders creating sustainable communities. It was a … Continue reading

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18 Places to Retreat Along the Pacific Coast

Ten years ago, I biked toured down the beautiful Pacific Coast, from Vancouver, Canada to Los Angeles, visiting leaders working on urban sustainability and meeting up with friends and family along the way. It was a transformative time for me, … Continue reading

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39 Climate Change Initiatives in Southern California

As part of my work coordinating the Los Angeles Funders’ Collaborative, I organized a funder briefing exploring the intersection of climate change, health and equity in Southern California. I researched organizations and collaboratives in Southern California (from the nonprofit sector) … Continue reading

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OD Practitioner Article

I’m pleased to share key findings from my masters thesis on managing collaborative change in the OD Practitioner, a peer-reviewed quarterly journal of the OD Network. My article looks at manager influence at six Southern California collaboratives, which is a role I’m now serving … Continue reading

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Collaborating for a Healthy, Equitable and Sustainable Los Angeles

Late last year, I started coordinating the Los Angeles Funders’ Collaborative, which aims to harness the changes being catalyzed by landmark transportation and environmental policies to create equitable, healthy, sustainable communities in Los Angeles County. I’m thrilled to put my learning from … Continue reading

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Serving Sustainable, Equitable Transportation in Los Angeles

Having served as the founding Executive Director for the LA County Bicycle Coalition, I’m passionate about making sustainable and equitable transportation a reality in Southern California. I’m happy to have played a role in the growing bicycling movement and continue to ride … Continue reading

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Organization Development Reading List

It’s hard for me to believe I’m just about to wrap up my graduate school program in Organization Development! I have learned so much through my participation in this program: how to most effectively serve organizations as a consultant, how to … Continue reading

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