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…

Lizzie Carrade

Elizabeth (Lizzie) Carrade is a Sustainability Coordinator for the City of Albany, where she works on various projects including climate action planning, solid waste and recycling programming and outreach, and disaster preparedness initiatives.   As a 2018-2019 CivicSpark Climate Fellow with the City of Albany, Lizzie led the community engagement efforts for the City’s Climate Action…

Clarke Stevenson

Clarke works under consulting Air District Attorney, Christiana Darlington, at California Law Empowering Renewable Energy (CLERE Inc). Chrisitana is General Counsel for three air districts (Placer, Mendocino and Northern Sonoma) and represents a variety of clients in forest management and advanced energy technology. Clarke actively participates on the Forest Management Task Force where CLERE Inc…

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…

Daniel Maloney

Daniel graduated with a BA in Political Ecology from U.C. Santa Cruz, pertaining to mining companies affecting indigenous cultures in South America. He played on the UCSC Men’s Soccer team for 4 years. In CivicSpark, he worked on environmental collaboration amongst County governments in Los Angeles. He then participated in the California Senate Fellowship working…

Angela Kim

Angela is the SDG Program and Data Manager at the Mayor’s Office of International Affairs in the City of Los Angeles, where she works on localizing the UN Sustainable Development Goals in L.A. Before coming into this role, Angela was a statistics intern at UN Environment in Nairobi and the CivicSpark Climate fellow at the…
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