Show Your Leadership: Join Path to Positive Los Angeles

Join as a leader or as an individual to get free resources to help you make an impact and inspire others to do the same. Further, as a Path to Positive Leader, you will have the opportunity to feature your story regionally and nationwide with fellow network members.
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Together, we can put Los Angeles on a path to a positive future that will protect our families and communities, create prosperity and strengthen our security. We are compelled to act because carbon pollution is warming our planet and profoundly impacting Los Angeles and the world. We have a moral obligation to take action today and build a sustainable future for generations to come.


Together, we can:
  • Create a positive energy future
  • Improve people’s health
  • Build shared, sustainable prosperity
  • Prepare for harmful impacts
  • Involve all SoCal residents


Together, we will lead by example and engage others in climate solutions.
  • Engagement - We will build support for climate solutions by inspiring and empowering our organizations and communities with actionable information and tools.
  • Impact - We will maximize energy efficiency, use more clean, renewable energy and take other actions that help restore a healthy atmosphere.
Declare your support for climate action, and join as a leader or as an individual to get free resources to help you make an impact and inspire others to do the same. Further, as a Path to Positive Leader, you will have the opportunity to feature your story regionally and nationwide with fellow network members.

Newest Leaders on the Path to Positive

D. Shawn Burkley, Attorney, D, Shawn Burkley, Attorney-at-Law
Sarah Olds, Owner, Gazelle Pilates, LLC
Sandra Fluke, Public Interest Attorney
Stephanie Molen, Stephanie Molen, President, LALCV
Stephen Maack, Stephen Maack, Owner and Lead Consultant, REAP Change Consultants
Katherine Bull, ENC Rep to Area 2 Alternate, Encino Neighborhood Council
Debra Matlock, Chair of the Environmental Affairs Committee, Los Feliz Neighborhood Council
Jennifer Lentz, Ph.D., Education & Citizen Science Programs Coordinator, Aquarium of the Pacific
Jessica Handy, Education Program, Kiss the Ground
Renee Dake Wilson, Principal, Dake Wilson Architects
Fern Nueno, Planner, City of Long Beach
Dana Murray, Environmental Sustainability Manager, City of Manhattan Beach
Brian Sheridan, Development Director, Coalition for Clean Air
Amy Francis, User Experience Designer
Michelle Levy, City Planner, City of Los Angeles
Ashley Hefner, Advance Planning Manager, City of Culver City
Julien Gattaciecca, Project Manager (Clean Energy and Climate Change), UCLA Luskin Center for Innovation
Mario Lopez, Agent Assistant, WME
Chuck Tyler, Owner, Millenium Ventures LLC
Yair Crane
Katie Decker, Startup Program Community Manager, Esri
Loraine Lundquist, Faculty Associate at the Institute for Sustainability, CSUN
Catherine Gavin
Jenay Nelson, Marketer
Ashish Verma, Manager (Energy & Climate), ICLEI Local Governments for Sustainability
Davia Rivka, Citizens' Climate Lobby
Alison Brown, Flux Energy Systems, Inc.
Luke Massman-Johnson, American Green Zone Alliance (AGZA)
Alexandra Sokol
Marc Caswell
Marcy Rye, Principal, Wire Media
Tiffany Dang, Intern, SolarCity
Rachel Ozer, Staff Engineer
Helmi Hisserich, Housing Director, Housing & Community Investment Department
CJ Johnson, CEO, founder, Januel+Johnson
Han Lo, Executive Director, Open House Los Angeles
Steve LaDochy, Professor, CSULA
Andrew Skotzko
Ernesto Hidalgo, Civic Impact Consulting
Dylan Matlack, Commercial Lines, HUB International
Mark Bernstein, Director, Proteus Environmental Technologies
Kara Young, Creative Coordinator, Housing Corporation of America
Nina Priore, Marketing Creative
Brittany Ford, International Affairs, FiiS
Wendy Yu, Business Development & Strategy Manager, OpTerra Energy Services
Suzanne Lewis, Event Planner/Publicist, Brilliant Events
Emma Rieves, Utah Clean Energy
Karina Macias, Transportation Planner, City of Los Angeles Department of Transportation
Jessica Cohen, Recycling and Waste Administrator, University of Southern California
Audrey Stimson
Nadia Sprinza
Victoria Durand
April Economides, President, Green Octopus Consulting, Energize California Orange County Director
Jose Ramirez
Misha Kouzeh, MSc,
Kiana Lucero, Project Coordinator, Institute For Sustainability at California State University, Northridge
Sarah Gallagher, VIce President, Communications & Marketing, GNA Creative | a division of Gladstein, Neandross & Associates
Michael Parks, Attorney, Schimmel & Parks, APLC
Elizabeth Gaylynn Baker, Director/writer,
Julie Donsky, Talent Producer, Climate reality
Jocelyn Estiandan
Daniele Neuharth, Strategic Partnerships, EARTHx
Rebecca Wilson, Chemical Engineering, University of Southern California
Apryl DeLancey, Founder, El Porto Shark
Moses Seenarine, Director, Climate Change 911
Yarden Segal, UCLA extantion sustainability
Stella Ursua, Strategic Partnerships Manager, GRID Alternatives
Salem Afeworki, Founder & Program Director, Value Sustainability
Wesley Reutimann, Executive Director, BikeSGV
Jim Stewart, Co-Chair, Energy-Climate Committee, Sierra Club California
Craig Ebert, President, Climate Action Reserve
Avishay Artsy, Producer, KCRW's Design and Architecture
Mac Shorty, Chairman, Watts neighborhood Council
Henry Lo, School Boardmember, Garvey Elementary School District
Bích Ngọc Cao, President, Board of Library Commissioners, Los Angeles
Ani Baker
Laurie Peters, Director of Communications, Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator (LACI)
Kendrick Rustad, KR Interior Design Group
Albin Gielicz, Author, The Super Sustainables
Alison Simard, Citizens for Los Angeles Wildlife (CLAW)
Garrett Wong, City of Santa Barbara
Peggy Kellen, Director of Policy, The Climate Registry
Ross Zelen, Policy Manager, VerdeXchange
Amity Balbutin-Burnham, Project Development Manager, EDF Renewable Energy
Sayra Moran, Brand Manager
Maria Sipin, Student Fellow, Multicultural Communities for Mobility / PSU Institute for Sustainable Solutions
Jessica Schumer, The Children's Clinic
Anna Pearson, Music manager, Red Light Management
Dylan Gasperik, Video Production Manager, Media Strategist, Tigercomm
Connor Murphy-Boyd, Designer, Abode Communities
Omar Brownson, Co-Founder and CEO, gthx
Elsie Sims, Artist
Madelyn Glickfeld, Director of Partnerships, UCLA Institute of the Environment and Sustainability
Lisa Watson, Director, Laspa Center for Leadership, Scripps College
Steve LePore
Ryan Stolley, Program Manager, Utah Climate Action Network
Paula Daniels, Co-founder, Center for Good Food Purchasing
Lisa Cahan Davis, Community Engagement Officer
Juli Schulz, Consultant
Aaron Paley, President, Community Arts Resources
Andre van Zijl, Rev, All Paths Divinity School
Debrah Friedland-vanZyl, Co-Director, All Paths Divinity School - interfaith/interspiritual
Anita Landecker, Executive Director, ExEd
Amanda Landry
Peggy Knudson, VP, Health
Edward Huang, Principal, Business
Grieg Asher, Green Region Program Manager, Local Government
Daniel Mabe, Founder/President, Business
Elizabeth Rhoades, Climate Change Lead, LA County Dept. of Public Health
Clare Weber, Associate Vice President of Faculty Affairs and Development, Business
Heather Hockenberry
Lorena Palacios, Climate Action Fellow, Higher Education
Dana Coffman, Development Associate, Business
Douglas Sereno, Member, Local Government
Sarah Callaghan, Marketing Director, Business
Dennis Keeley, Chair of the Photography and Imaging Dept, Higher Education
Ron Milam, Principal, Business
Justin Massey, Mayor Pro Tem, Local Government
Juana Torres, Advancement Director, Southwest Region, Sierra Club
Katie Means
Robert Pullen-Miles, Mayor, City of Lawndale
Jacki Bacharach, Executive Director, South Bay Cities Council of Governments
Jessica Duboff, Vice-President, Public Policy, LA Chamber of Commerce
Keith Malone, Public Affairs Consultant, California Fuel Cell Partnership (BKi)
Diana Mahmud, Councilmember, City of South Pasadena
Natasha Roland
Jeremy Kagan
Mona Telega
David Arian, Vice President, Los Angeles Board of Harbor Commissioners
Lou La Monte, Mayor, City of Malibu
Kit Cole, Principal and Owner, Kit Cole Consulting
Kevin James, President, Board of Public Works
Cinzia Fissore, Assistant Professor, Biology & Environmental Science, Whittier College
RL Miller, Cofounder, Climate Hawks Vote
(In Memoriam) Bonnie Reiss, Global Director, USC Schwarzenegger Institute for State and Global Policy
Thomas Wong, President, San Gabriel Valley Municipal Water District
James Stone, Professor of Political Science, Mt. San Antonio College
Patricia Castellanos, LA Harbor Commissioner
David Eisenman, Professor and Director, UCLA Center for Public Health and Disasters
Nancy Rae Stone, Program Manager, Film & TV Tax Credit Program
Karen Bacolod, Planning Commissioner, City of Artesia
Justin Luedy, Environmental Specialist, Port of Long Beach
Luis Ayala, Councilmember, City of Alhambra
Stuart Cooley, Professor, Renewable Energies, SMC
Nancy Pearlman, Trustee Emeritus, Los Angeles Community College District
Stephanie Williams
Adlai Wertman
Alexis Reyes, Assistant Director of Sustainability, Pomona College
Kelly Middleton, Director of Community Affairs, Greater Los Angeles County Vector Control District
David Haake, Professor (UCLA), West LA Group Chair (Sierra Club)
Joe Lyou, Governor's Appointee, South Coast AQMD
Rob Lempert, Professor, Pardee RAND Graduate School & Director, Frederick S. Pardee Center for Longer Range Global Policy and the Future Human Condition
Allen Schuman, Chairman, Green Business Council of Southern California
Jeff Duclos
Mike McAdam, Director of Purchasing, Fullerton School District
Dennis Rodriguez, Chief City Executive – LA/SF/SD, Siemens
David Rosenstein, President, Intex Solutions, Inc.
Paul Krekorian, Councilmember, City of Los Angeles, District 2
Brinda Sarathy, Director, Robert Redford Conservancy for Southern California Sustainability at Pitzer College
Steve LaDochy, Professor of Geosciences & Environment
Helen Cox, Director, Institute for Sustainability, CSUN
Mike Bonin, Councilmember, City of Los Angeles, District 11
John Mirisch, Mayor, Beverly Hills
Adam R. Smith, Program Manager, Climate Policy, Southern California Edison
Louise Sandhaus, Faculty, California Institute of the Arts
Jane Paul, Head of the Bachelor of Arts Urban Studies Concentration, Antioch University
Jimmy H. Hara, MD, FAAFP, Associate Dean for Graduate Medical Education. Charles Drew University of Medicine and Science
Meghan Sahli-Wells
Amanda Pyle
Charles Brunk, Permaculture Consultant
Daniel Barry, Director, Path to Positive Communities
Chin Ho Liao, Mayor, City of San Gabriel
James Waterhouse, Citizens Climate Lobby
Beth Steckler, Deputy Director, MoveLA
Albert Cohen, Reverend, So Cal Ecumenical Council
Andy Shrader, Director of Environmental Affairs, Water Policy & Sustainability, Office of Councilmember Paul Koretz
Kent Minault, Sierra Club Representative
Cara Horowitz, Executive Director, UCLA Emmett Institute
Tom Buttgenbach, President, Eight Minute Energy
Eugene Shirley, Co-Founder, Pando Populus
Will Wright, Director of Government and Public Affairs, AIA Los Angeles
Gary Gero, Chief Sustainability Officer, County of Los Angeles
Colleen Callahan, UCLA Luskin Center for Innovation
Joshua Paget, New Urbanism Film Festival
Joel Epstein, Joel Epstein Communications Strategy
Alex Hall, UCLA Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences
Sonia Guggenheim, Director of Media, Climate Solidarity
Tom Bowman, President, Bowman Change, Inc.
Ruth Broyde-Sharone, So Cal Parliament of the World's Religions
Ranlyn Tilley Hill, President, Benevolent Vision
Linda Escalante, Natural Resources Defense Council
Lee Wallach, President, Faith2Green
Katharine Reich, UCLA Center for Climate Change Solutions
Juan Matute, UCLA Lewis Center and the Institute of Transportation Studies
Joel Reynolds, Western Director, Natural Resources Defense Council
Joan Harper, Executive Director, Fair Trade LA
Holli Fajack, Sustainability Coordinator, Cal State Long Beach
Hadley Greswold, Project Manager, Climate Solidarity
Duane Muller, President, The Playa Group
Diane Schrader, CEO, Thirdact
David Levitus, Director, Climate Cents
Casandra Rauser, Director, UCLA's Sustainable LA Grand Challenges Project
Ali Tweini, Teamsters Local
Ron Galperin, Controller City of Los Angeles
Paul Junger Witt, TV and Film Producer
Paul Koretz, LA City Councilmember
Nurit Katz, Chief Sustainability Officer, UCLA
Danny Kennedy, Co-founder, Sungevity
Ed Begley, Jr., Actor
Hilary Godwin, UCLA School of Public Health
Mitch Englander, LA City Councilmember
Mia Lehrer, President, Mia Lerher & Assoc.
Richard Jackson, UCLA School of Public Health
Emily Castor, Director of Transportation Policy, Lyft
Chris Holden, California State Assembly Member
John Yi, Director of Advocacy, American Lung Association in California
Sheila Kuehl, LA County Supervisor
Path To Positive Los Angeles