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Cheryl Davila
CEMTF Chair
Co-Chair of Fundraising Committee
Former Berkeley Councilmember
Former Berkeley Councilmember is a champion for the climate. She authored the Climate Emergency Declaration for the City of Berkeley, which pass unanimously in June 2018 and was the 6th in the World.

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Cheryl Davila gained national attention while serving on the City of Berkeley Human Welfare and Community Action Commission when she called for the protection of Palestinian human rights. She then ran for City Council to represent District 2, and was elected in 2016. During her term, she remained a bastion of progressive agendas on the City Council. She has worked tirelessly to find solutions to homelessness by convening a Regional Task Force. She also helped to end the Berkeley Police Department’s participation in the Urban Shield wargames training program.

As the only Black woman on the Berkeley City Council, Councilmember Cheryl Davila took a strong stance for racial/ethnic equity and built community through unity and respect. Cheryl is a member of the working class, and a longtime resident and renter in the City of Berkeley. She is a mother of two children. She has a Business Economics degree from Mills College in Oakland and received an academic award, Omicron Delta Epsilon, an international honor society in economics. Councilmember Davila is proud to have sponsored and cosponsored over 300 pieces of legislation to promote the health, well-being of Berkeley residents and safeguard our environment from further degradation.

Amos White
Vice Chair of CEMTF
Co-Chair of Outreach and Education Committee
Armando Davila
Co-Chair of Outreach and Education Committee

Armando Davila is an artist, community and event organizer, facilitator, strategist and thought leader. He initiated and led the campaign to declare climate emergencies in the Bay Area for The Climate Mobilization.

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He is currently working to found the Regenerative Policy Institute which will create a policy vehicle and lobbying force for regenerative practices.

Armando Davila is an artist, community and event organizer, facilitator, strategist and thought leader. He initiated and led the campaign to declare climate emergencies in the Bay Area for The Climate Mobilization. He is currently working to found the Regenerative Policy Institute which will create a policy vehicle and lobbying force for regenerative practices.

Eduardo Martinez
Steering Committee Member
Richmond City Council Member
Herb Behrstock
Co-chair of Finance Committee
Elaine McCarty
Chair of Legislative Committee
Jack Fleck
Co-Chair of Finance Committee
Co-Chair of Planning and Logistics Committee
Jack Lucero Fleck is a co-founder and has been on the board of 350 Bay Area since 2012, helping organize numerous mass mobilizations for climate, jobs and justice. He is a retired...

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transportation engineer/planner with the City of San Francisco and played an active role in such projects as the removal of the Embarcadero Freeway, adoption of the SF bicycle plan, and construction of the 3rd Street Light Rail.

Jack is a co-leader of the Planning and Logistics Committee, which was instrumental in planning two strategy sessions in 2019--one for elected officials and city staff and the other for community activists to plan for a Bay Area Climate Emergency summit.

Logan Evasco
Chair of Design Committee
Logan is a social impact communications designer, community organizer, and environmental activist. She is Director of Climate Creative, a non-profit project that trains creatives to become active in the
environmental movement, and is...

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a Freelance Art Director and Designer with 12 years of experience designing for non-profits, community-based organizations, small businesses, technology companies, and government agencies. 

Logan is a long-time community partner with the SFSU Senior Design program, an eco-design speaker, and former President of Organizing for Action San Francisco. She is the Chair of the Design Committee for the Climate Emergency Mobilization Task Force.

Sarah Diefendorf
Co-Chair of Fundraising Committee
Sarah is the Director of the Environmental Finance Center West @ Earth Island Institute. She has founded and managed numerous nonprofit organizations throughout her career and has specialized in building financial,

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communications and leadership capacity in the US and abroad. For approximately 15 years Sarah has worked with Native American Tribes throughout the American Southwest to help build their green economies by supporting strategic, solid waste and recycling, climate vulnerability and adaptation, and water protection planning. Sarah is also currently working with New Mexico Tribes and Pueblos to help them develop climate vulnerability and adaptation assessments and programs. She also serves as a Leadership and Communications trainer for the Environmental Finance Center Network for which she has co-facilitated leadership, communications and resilience workshops for elected officials, water systems and government agencies as part of a USEPA grant in 28 states to gather support for sustainability and environmental health initiatives.

In addition, Sarah is a co-founder of Women’s Climate Centers International (located in Uganda and Kenya), has served as an Expert Witness for the USEPA National Environmental Finance Advisory Board, is a former 2nd Vice President of the League of Women Voters of the United States and is a past Board Member of the Carbon Cycle Institute. She holds a BA in International Relations from San Francisco State University and an MS in Environmental Geography from Cambridge University.

Steve Nadel
Co-Chair of Planning and Logistics Committee
Steve Nadel has reached that age where he gets to admit he’s been an environmental, social justice and anti-militarist activist for half a century. These days he’s working on such issues as a member of Sunflower Alliance, 350 Bay Area...

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and Science for the People.  Steve is co-leader of the Planning and Logistics committee with Jack & Herb.

Trained as a physicist and currently retired, he worked as a research and development technologist for bay area corporations involved in energy conservation for buildings, solar panel production and other alternate energy technologies.