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2020 Schedule

9:00 Welcome

  • Oren Wool - Sustainable North Bay
  • Pam Van Halmesa - Sonoma Community Resilience Collaborative
  • Robert Girling - Sustainable North Bay

9:20 - Our Food System - Food Security: What's Really at Risk Now and in the Future: Food, Farming, Farms, Gardens, & Gardening

  • Genevieve Taylor - Executive Director, AG Innovations
  • Temra Costa - Partner, Green Valley Farm + Mill
  • Evan Wiig - Director of Membership & Communications, Community Alliance with Family Farmers

10:10 - How a Culture of Repeated Emergencies is Shaping the Future of the North Bay: How Do We Grow the Capacity to Thrive in this New Space?

  • John Stayton - Consultant, Coach, and Educator 
  • Lisa Carreño - President and CEO, United Way Wine Country
  • Joyce Lopes - VP Administration and Finance, Sonoma State University
  • Cynthia Murray - President and CEO, North Bay Leadership Council
  • Efren Carillo - Housing Advocate, Burbank Housing

11:15 - Commentary from West County

  • Lawrence Jaffe - Chair of the Board, North Bay Credit Union

11:25 - What Is Happening, What could We Be Doing?

  • Gil Friend - CEO and Founder, Natural Logic and Critical Path Capital
  • Pooran Desai - CEO and Founder, OnePlanet.com

12.00 - Close and Next Steps

  • Ray Lucchesi - Regenesis
  • Oren Wool - Sustainable North Bay

 

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