Tim Mok

Tim Mok joined the Local Government Commission in 2019 as the Greater Los Angeles Regional Coordinator for the CivicSpark program. He has 6 years of experience in the environmental non-profit sector where he advocated for environmental justice policies and laws, led environmental education and service learning workshops, and served as an AmeriCorps member. Tim has…

Katie Webster

Katie Webster joined the Local Government Commission (LGC) in 2019 as a Project Coordinator with the CivicSpark™ Operations Team. CivicSpark™ is a Governor’s Initiative AmeriCorps program, which provides capacity-building support for local governments throughout California to address climate change. Prior to joining LGC, Katie was an Outreach Coordinator at GRID Alternatives, a nonprofit solar installer.…

Annabel Drayton

Annabel was raised in Pennsylvania and moved to California to serve as a CivicSpark Fellow in the 2017-2018 cohort. After her time as a Fellow, Annabel continued working with the Ventura County Regional Energy Alliance where she’s focused on developing strategies that help the region transition to a clean energy future. She graduated from Penn…

Samantha Rosenbaum

Samantha Rosenbaum was a CivicSpark Climate Fellow at the City of Santa Monica’s Office of Sustainability and the Environment during the 2016-2017 service year. Samantha is currently a Project Manager at Hubject, a Santa Monica-based start-up that focuses on simplifying the electric vehicle public charging experience through an EV charging interoperability platform. Samantha graduated from University of…

Sarah Kuo

Sarah Kuo was a 2017-18 CivicSpark Fellow in the Central Valley where she served the City of Ceres Department of Public Works and the City of Huron Mayor’s Office. She worked on a variety of water issues, GIS projects, and restorative justice initiatives. Prior to her service year, Sarah graduated from the University of the…

Delaney King

Delaney King was born and raised in Hillsborough, North Carolina, and she graduated from Duke in 2017 with a B.A. in Political Science. She has experience communicating climate change research and researching climate change communication. Words matter to Delaney, and she hopes to continue working with them to shape future environmental legislation.  

Clarke Stevenson

After serving as a 17­-18 CivicSpark Fellow for Sierra Business Council, Clarke developed an admiration for the Sierra’s building momentum to address climate change. He hopes to remain in the area and be part of the conversations he felt were most pressing through his time as a CivicSpark Fellow. He is currently living in South…

Julian Ruzzier-Gaul

Julian Ruzzier-Gaul completed his CivicSpark Fellowship with the Sonoma County Regional Climate Protection Authority in the Fall of 2018. He has since begun pursuing a Masters in Public Administration in Sustainable Management from Presidio Graduate School in San Francisco. Julian is passionate about regional collaboration, climate change mitigation, backpacking, camping, and trying to understand the…

Colgan Powell

Colgan Powell is Program Assistant for Ceres Investor Network on Climate Risk and Sustainability based in San Francisco. Ceres is a non­governmental organization whose mission is to mobilize investor and business leadership to build a thriving, sustainable global economy. Ms. Powell was a 2017­-18 AmeriCorps CivicSpark Fellow with the County of Sonoma Energy and Sustainability…

Patrick Pelegri-O’Day

Patrick grew up in the Bay Area and is thrilled to be working on climate and sustainability issues in his home region. He studied Public Policy and Economics at Pomona College and completed internships in different sustainability sectors in California and China before discovering his passion for local government. A member of the 2017-­2018 CivicSpark…
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