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  • Anastassya 'Stassya' Zack

    Program Coordinator ll

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    Anastassya 'Stassya' Zack

    Program Coordinator ll

    As a program coordinator for youth programs, Stassya schedules, coordinates, and implements the Bike and Walk Smart programs in schools across Santa Cruz, Monterey, and Santa Clara Counties. She loves to teach youth how to navigate their communities by bike and on foot safely. Stassya is a graduate of UC Santa Cruz with a BA in Environmental Studies and a BA in Anthropology.

  • Christina Crowell

    Director of Strategic Sourcing

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    Christina Crowell

    Director of Strategic Sourcing

    As the Director of Strategic Sourcing and Products, Chrissy oversees the development of relationships with strategic contractor and utility partners across the West Coast. These partners support lighting, refrigeration and HVAC projects throughout California, Oregon and Washington. Chrissy is based in Seattle. She is a graduate of University of Nevada Reno and holds a BS in Wildlife Ecology and Conservation, with a Biology focus.

  • Cynthia (Cyndie) Perez Torres 

    Landscape Installation Coordinator 

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    Cynthia (Cyndie) Perez Torres 

    Landscape Installation Coordinator 

    As Landscape Installation Coordinator for Ecology Action’s Climate Victory Gardens Program, Cyndie evaluates sites for water savings and stormwater infiltration potential, designs ecological landscape projects, and converts water-thirsty lawns to beautiful, drought-tolerant gardens. Cyndie is a certified Green Gardener, Qualified Water Efficient Landscape (QWEL) professional, and Cabrillo College Horticulture alumni, with a passion for all things plants.

  • Jordynn Dorado

    Transportation Justice Coordinator

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    Jordynn Dorado

    Transportation Justice Coordinator

    As a transportation justice coordinator, Jordynn works with the Ecology Action’s Electric Vehicle Equity team to promote EV education and provide 1:1 on assistance for community members in EA’s purchase guidance program. In addition to working with the EV Equity team, Jordynn has also been lucky enough to work with other departments, including Ecology Action’s Development department, the Water Division, and the Adult Bike team.

    Jordynn is a UC Santa Cruz alumni with a BA in Environmental Studies and Feminist Studies with a focus on representation and power.

  • Karina Javier

    Safe Routes to School Educator & Program Coordinator II

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    Karina Javier

    Safe Routes to School Educator & Program Coordinator II

    Karina Javier was born in Guadalajara Jalisco, Mexico, and raised in Salinas, CA.  Karina is one of our Safe Routes to School Educators & Program Coordinators II in the Monterey County Team for our Community Programs. Additionally, Karina is an educator for both the Bike and Walk Smart programs where she teaches,  5th graders bike safety rules and skills, and 2nd graders learn how to walk safely on our streets. These programs focus on reducing emissions by preparing our youth to find transportation alternatives for a healthier future.

    Karina enjoys dancing Mexican Folklorico Dances and learning about her Mexican Culture. She is currently completing her bachelor’s degree in Chicano Studies with a minor in Applied Psychology at the University of California, Santa Barbara.

  • Leann Leon

    Program Specialist

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    Leann Leon

    Program Specialist

    As Program Specialist for Ecology Action’s Safe Routes to School Program in Monterey County, Leann supervises the Monterey County team’s Walk Smart and Bike Smart Program. Leann also leads all encouragement work for grants in Monterey County. Leann is an alumni of CSU Monterey Bay and Middlebury Institute of International Studies and holds a BA in Environmental Studies and an MA in International Environmental Policy. 

  • McKenna Maness

    Program Coordinator

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    McKenna Maness

    Program Coordinator

    As a Program Coordinator for Ecology Action’s youth programs team, McKenna conducts school outreach to bring pedestrian and bike safety education to schools throughout Santa Cruz, Monterey, and the Bay Area. She loves teaching kids how to ride a bike and explore their communities through active transportation. McKenna holds a BA in Urban and Environmental Policy with a minor in Public Health. 

  • Penny

    Office Dog

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    Penny

    Office Dog

  • Rachel Radcliffe

    Project Manager Supervisor

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    Rachel Radcliffe

    Project Manager Supervisor