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Host Committee

The Los Angeles Host committee is made up of over 100 members representing local community leaders, business owners, NGO directors and advocates of sustainability and social justice. They provide vision, direction, recommendations and assistance in all aspects of Green Festival.

Thank you to our incredible Los Angeles Host Committee whose dedication and hard work has helped craft a memorable event:

Adam Meltzer, Arts Earth Partnership
Allen Savory II, Knowphest
Andrea Lehr
Anna Rosemann, Eco Consulting
Anna Cato, UCLA Global Sustainability
Anna Marie Piersimoni
Annette Conlon, Nette Radio
Babette Ory
Barbara Born, Fair Trade L.A.
Baza Novic, Evolver LA
Brendan Miller
Brooke Bendewish
Camille Leon, Executive Director, Holistic Chamber of Commerce
Carol Armstrong
Cat Maida, AMPS California
Chef E, California Island Catering
Cheryl Gelling
Coach Ron Crockett, Fun Zone Reading Club for Homeless Kids
D Miller, Project Butterfly
D'Artagnan Scorza, Social Justice Learning Institute
Daniela Meltzer, Amazon Watch
David Carroll
David Wong, Green Lifestyle Film Festival
Denise Braun, UCLA-Extension Student
Dessa Kaye
Devin Schaeffer, Target
Diane Hirsch Garcia
Doug Conlon
E.B. Gendel, Woodbury University
Eduardo Sciammarella, Gather Green
Elisa Brown, BGE Consulting
Evonne Heyning
Francis DellaVecchia, Joyful Activist
Frank Salazar, California Island Catering
Gabriel Avenna
Garrett Hart, Sustainable Works
Geralyn Motto
Gina Garcia, Sustainable Works
Gloria Sanyika
Gretta Kruesi
Hannah Crum, Kombucha Kamp
Heather Lounsbury, Breath Balance
Heidi Kindberg Goss, Sustainability Coordinator - Sony Pictures
Hillary Haskell, Claremont Mckenna College
Hop Hopkins, Trade Tech
Irma Munoz, Mujeres de la Tierra
Izzie Levinson, Oakwood School
Jack Istacus
Jaleh Thranow
Jane Paul
Janet Kubler, California State Univerisity at Northridge
Jaren Sorkow, Deputy Director, Engagement, Volunteer Center Jay Arcilla
Jeanne Kuntz, Mar Vista Community Council Green Committee (co-chair)
Jennifer Bushnell
Jennifer Soriano
Jessica Aldridge, Burbank Green Alliance
Jill Ettinger, Evolver LA
Jim Stewart, Earth Day LA; Sierra Club Angeles Chapter
Joe Dugo
John Carr
John Eric Preston, Free Agent/Actor/VO Artist
Jonathan Mariano, TriplePundit.com
Jonathan Caplan, Sustainable Works
Joy Cernac, Green Lifestyle Film Festival
Judy Rachel Green, Achers Sustainable Solutions
Julie Du Brow, dubroWORKS PR / Marketing
Julio Santizo, Los Angeles Eco-Village
Kabira Stokes Hochberg, Isidore Recycling
Kamran Ghasri
Karen McReynolds
Kat Roman, Green Artist International
Ken Yuen
Ken Spector, LivingEco.com
Keren Ness, Global Echo Online Forum
Kevin Thranow
Kristina Mata, Immanuel Presbyterian Church
Kyla Mullen, Amazon Watch
Laura Klein, Organic Authority
Lauren Segal, NextAid
Laurie Kaufman, Green Festivals
Libby Kauper, Student
Lois Arkin, CRSP/L.A. Eco-Village
Lora O'Connor, Green Festivals
Lorna Apper, Remote Ecology
Lori Winer Hecht
Luz Ugas
Lynn Tejada, Green Galactic
Maggie Peña
Marco Guzzardo, MG Concepts
Mark McReynolds, Director, Enviro. Science Major, Biola University; A Rocha USA
Mary Cordaro, Mary Cordaro, Inc.
Mary Proteau
Maryley Camacho, Whole Children, Whole Planet
Maurice Dawkins, BLLP
Meredith McKenzie, Urban Rivers Institute
Michael Wood, CauseConnect; Downtown Muse; The Chicano Collection
Michael Kraus
Michelle Thomas, St. Francis Medical Center
Mike Jimerson
Mila Salahuddin, Green Lifestyle Film Festival; GLTV
Molly Lavik, Sustainable Business Council of Los Angeles
Morgan Raskin, Glow Studio
Nancy Pearlman
Natasha Morales
Ngan Ho
Nick Spano, LA City Farm
Pascale Coupal-Sikes, AltCar Expo
Pat Carrerras
Peter Davidson
Priya Moyan, LA Convergence Network
Scott Hill, EcoTelesis International Inc.
Shauna Holland, American Marketing Association
Rachel Underwood
Rafael Abdo
Rasheeda Hawk
Renee Bade
Robert Jacobson, Gather Green
Roberta Kato, Biodiesel Coop
Robin Shank, GETT/Green Business Network
Robin Alper, Wellicious
Rose Schimel
Ruben Diaz
Russia Hardy
Ruth Smith, Sage Wellness
Salomeh Dastyari
Sara Nichols, Bioneers, LA
Sarah Spitz, Master Gardener's Master Food Preservers
Shanna Livermore
Sheila Laffey, Echo Mountain Productions
Shira Weintraub
Soumil Mehta
Stephanie Meckler
Stephanie Dawn, Sacred Birth Works
Susan Haymer, Eco Media Gals
Susan Proffitt, Nichols Canyon Co-Op
Susan von Seggern, Susan von Seggern PR
Susy Borlido, Sustainable Works
Tani Demain
Tashia Hales
Mr. Tezozomoc, South Central Farmers Health and Education Fund
Todd Davis, Natural Awakenings
Tony Moss, LuvAmp Project
Tony Hall
Violeta Villacorta
Wendy Silvers
YaVonne Carter, Target
Yeumei Shon, Cottonfield
Zahava Stroud, ihollywoodforum