Board of Directors

  • Erin Cooke – Chair of the Board

    Sustainability & Resilience Director, San Francisco International Airport

    Erin is San Francisco International Airport’s first Sustainability and Resilience Director. She partners with the Airport community to co-design, manage, and administer sustainability and resilience policies, projects, and programs that achieve net-zero outcomes for energy, carbon, and waste and prepare the campus for a climate-impacted future. Erin previously served the City of Cupertino as its […]

  • Lauren Evans

    President/CEO, Chairman of the Board, Pinyon Environmental

    Lauren Evans, PE ENV SP has more than four decades of experience in the environmental industry with a focus on environmental regulations, remediation, and sustainability. In 1993 she founded the Lakewood, Colorado based Pinyon Environmental, Inc. and the firm now employs approximately 70 staff members.  Ms. Evans started the firm based on the belief that clients deserve […]

  • Cris Liban

    Sustainability Officer, Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority

    Cris Liban serves as Sustainability Officer for Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (LA Metro). Liban has worked at LA Metro since 2003, growing his agency’s environmental and sustainability practice into one of the most progressive and forward-looking in the country. He has implemented over 150 sustainability initiatives to date, and he is working to […]

  • Sergio “Satch” Pecori

    Chairman and CEO, Hanson Professional Services Inc.

    Sergio “Satch” Pecori, P.E., is chairman and chief executive officer of Hanson Professional Services Inc., a national, employee-owned engineering, planning and allied services company. With 48 years of experience in the engineering industry, he has led Hanson’s efforts to provide sustainable and resilient design services. Satch is a member of the American Council of Engineering […]

  • Feniosky Peña-Mora

    Dean of Engineering and Science at the Tecnológico de Monterrey

    Dr. Feniosky Peña-Mora is the Dean of Engineering and Science at the Tecnológico de Monterrey. Peña-Mora, ScD., PE(DR), NAS(DR), CCM(UK), F.CIOB(UK), NAC, Dist.M.ASCE, is also the President-Elect elect of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE). He was the Edwin Howard Armstrong Professor of Civil Engineering and Engineering Mechanics, Professor of Earth and Environmental Engineering, […]

  • Mark Pestrella

    Los Angeles County Public Works

    Mark Pestrella is the Director of Los Angeles County Public Works. Public Works’ diverse operations are defined within the following business areas: Water Resources, Transportation, Environmental Services, Construction Management, and Municipal Services.

  • Renee Ring

    COO, Environmental Financial Consulting Group

    Renee Ring spent her career as a finance lawyer in New York, and she is currently the COO of the Environmental Financial Consulting Group (EFCG). After a wonderful career in law, she transitioned to management and financial consulting and the not-for-profit world. Over the years she has had significant involvement with cultural institutions and with […]