Speakers

Martha Guzman-Aceves

Deputy Legislative
Affairs Secretary
Office of Governor Edmund G. Brown, Jr.

Dean Florez

Board Member
California Air Resources Board

Eduardo Garcia

California's 56th Assemblymember

Arsenio Mataka

Assistant Secretary for Environmental Justice and Tribal Affairs
CAL-Epa

Floyd Vergara

Chief
Industrial Strategies Division California Air Resources Board

Ana Mascareñas

Assistant Director for Environmental Justice
Department of Toxic
Substance Control

George A. Nava

Council Member
City of Brawley

Donald “Donnie” L. Wharton

Mayor
City of Brawley

Cheryl Viegas-Walker

Council Member
City of El Centro

Luis Olmedo

Executive Director
Comite Civico del Valle

Bruce Wilcox

Assistant Secretary
Salton Sea Policy
California’s Natural Resources Agency

Jose Flores

Civics Teacher
Brawley Union High School

Antonio Ortega

Government Affairs & Communications Officer, Imperial Irrigation District

Alejandro Dávila Fragoso

Climate Reporter, ThinkProgress

Lori Copan

Chief of Community Participation and Education in the Environmental Health Investigation Branch at the CDPH

Shohreh Farzan, PhD

Assistant Professor of Preventive Medicine
University of Southern California

Charanya Varadarajan

Manager
Climate Investments Implementation
California Air Resources Board

Lauren Zeise Ph.D

Acting Director
Office of Environmental
Health Hazard Assessment

Gregorio A. Ponce, Ed.D.

Interim Dean
SDSU Imperial Valley Professor
Mathematics Education

Penelope J.E. Quintana

Professor
San Diego State University
Environmental Health

Ryan Atencio

Climate Investment Implementation
California Air Resources Board

Trish Johnson

Air Pollution Specialist
California Air Resources Board

María Salinas

Environmental Justice Program Manager
Cal-Recycle

Francisco Doñez

Air Division
U.S. Environmental
Protection Agency (EPA) Region 9

Glenn Baird

Project Manager
Low-Income Weatherization Program (LIWP)
Department of Community Services and Development

Ambreen Afshan

Disadvantaged Communities Liaison for Low Carbon Transportation Investments
California Air Resources Board

Leticia Ibarra, MPH

Program Manager
Clinicas de Salud del Pueblo

Dr. Saima Khan

Pediatrician & Associate Medical Director
Clinicas de Salud del Pueblo

Mark Baza

Executive Director
Imperial County Transportation Commission

Jose Angel

Executive Director
Colorado River Basin Regional Water Quality Control Board

Mark Stover

Enforcement Division Field Operations Branch
California Air Resources Board

Nayamin Martinez

Director
Central California Environmental Justice Network

Humberto Lugo

Program Manager
Comite Civico del Valle

Rev. Amanda Therese Ford

Coalition Coordinator Environmental Justice Coalition for Water

mark! Lopez

Executive Director
East Yard Communities for Environmental Justice

Bradley Angel

Executive Director
Greenaction Health and Environmental Justice

Victoria Lowerson Bredow PhD

Planning and Policy Dept
Researcher and Lecturer
UC Irvine

Esther Bejarano

Health Programs and Promotores de Salud Manager
Comite Civico Del Valle

John Hernandez

Director
Our Roots
Multi-Cultural Center

Abraham Zhan

Environmental Scientist Department of Toxics Substance Environmental Justice

Michelle Wong

Health Communications Director
California Environmental Health Tracking Program

Israel Cruz

Communications Coordinator
Comite Civico Del Valle

Kristian Salgado

Student
Humboldt State Graduate

Stephanie Lucero

Lead Mediator
Center for Collaborative Policy

Luis Miquirray

Research Assistant
San Diego State University

Cassandra Castro

Community Health Worker
Respira Sano Project

Onyx Bazulto

Community Health Worker
Respira Sano Project

Alejandro Vazquez

Community Health Worker
Respira Sano Project

Rozlynn Martinez

Civic Student
Brawley Union High School

Brenda Lopez

Student
Southwest High School