2019-20 Fellows

Laima Diaz Vepstas

Region: North SF Bay

Project(s): Climate Action PLan and Sustainability Programs Email: ldiazvepstas@civicspark.lgc.org Fellow Bio:

Before moving to the United States, Laima spent most of her childhood and teenage years in Spain. After graduating from high school, she moved to Albuquerque and obtained a BA from the University of New Mexico in International Studies focusing on Environment and Sustainability. Her experience in college and volunteering with different environmental organizations has inspired her to continue working in the field of climate change. Laima is excited to be serving with CivicSpark and is looking forward to gaining a better understanding on how local governments can help address the environmental needs of their communities.