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.

  • Alejandra Belalcazar-Salce

    Community Outreach Specialist

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    Alejandra Belalcazar-Salce

    Community Outreach Specialist

  • Bora

    Office Dog

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    Bora

    Office Dog

  • Evan Parker

    Senior Accounting Administrator

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    Evan Parker

    Senior Accounting Administrator

    Evan has been with Ecology Action since 2000, and has performed many critical functions for the organization in that time. Currently, he acts as Senior Accounting Administrator and is responsible for performing various accounting and administrative support work to meet the business needs of the organization.

  • James Weaver

    Sr. Director of Systems Management & Integration

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    James Weaver

    Sr. Director of Systems Management & Integration

  • 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

    Office Manager

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    Julie Petrak

    Office Manager

  • Kat Weaver

    Energy Marketing Manager

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    Kat Weaver

    Energy Marketing Manager

    Kat is responsible for the coordination and execution of multiple marketing projects across our Energy Division. She collaborates with both internal teams and clients to keep projects on track and moving forward. Kat holds an MBA in Sustainable Business Management from Presidio Graduate School in San Francisco.

  • Mariana Ivancko

    Senior Program Specialist

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    Mariana Ivancko

    Senior Program Specialist

  • Susie Lehre

    Energy Efficiency Consultant

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    Susie Lehre

    Energy Efficiency Consultant

    As Energy Efficiency Consultant, Susie is an integral part of our Energy team, providing energy efficiency field audits and LED lighting specification for medium to large commercial businesses, nonprofits, and government facilities in California. Susie employs technical analysis to offer an analysis of no-cost and low-cost energy alternatives for her customers.