Our People

Water Baby

A strong team of industry experts.

Tackling the world's toughest resource challenges is the shared purpose that connects us as an organization - and transcends the bottom-line.

  • Bora

    Office Dog

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    Bora

    Office Dog

  • Jim Murphy

    Executive Director and CEO

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    Jim Murphy

    Executive Director and CEO

    Jim Murphy leads Ecology Action as Executive Director and CEO, overseeing the implementation and delivery of all of the organization’s programs. Jim has led Ecology Action through extensive and successful growth since 2012, using his ability to hold the long-term vision while also providing immediate practical solutions. Prior to his appointment as Executive Director/CEO, Jim served as Vice President of Energy, a role in which he grew Ecology Action’s energy division contracts to more than $50 million in a single year. Before joining Ecology Action, Jim spent more than 20 years marketing, managing and developing strategic growth products and services for businesses and organizations across California. Jim has also provided management consulting services to energy efficiency, renewable energy and green building businesses.

    Jim is best known for marathon meetings, tracking radio tagged venomous snakes at night in the jungles of Costa Rica and spending his limited free time coaching young people in swimming and soccer.

  • Julie Petrak

    Program Manager

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    Julie Petrak

    Program Manager

  • Mariana Ivancko

    Senior Program Specialist

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    Mariana Ivancko

    Senior Program Specialist

  • Renee St. Clair

    Delivery Project Manager

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    Renee St. Clair

    Delivery Project Manager