Region: Central Coast
Project(s): County of San Luis Obispo Energy Watch Partnership
Francisco Parés is originally from San Diego, California but has lived across the border in Ensenada, Baja California most of his life. He holds a B.Sc. degree in Civil Engineering, a LEED GA credential and studied M.Sc. degree in Renewable Energy from UAG in Guadalajara, México. He has worked as an engineer and a research assistant. However, his passion for community development and sustainability led him to the creation of a non-profit that seeks to promote sustainable projects and practices. He is looking forward to working alongside the Civic Spark team in advancing California towards more sustainable communities.