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Tom Bates Tom Bates has served as Vice-President of Citizens for East Shore Parks. Tom was elected Mayor of Berkeley in 2002, and has focused tremendous effort and resources into making Berkeley a model city for environmental sustainability. Berkeley was recently named the third 'most sustainable' city in the United States in a study by a major environmental organization. Before becoming mayor, Bates served four years as an Alameda County Supervisor and two decades as a California legislator representing Berkeley. His record in the State Legislature includes authoring more than 220 bills that became law, including legislation to create the Eastshore ...
Rich Walkling is the CFO for Restoration Design Group in West Berkeley – a landscape architecture and civil engineering firm focused on habitat restoration and public access. He has designed and managed several restoration projects on the North Richmond shoreline and on creeks throughout the East Bay. Rich has served on the East Bay Regional Park District Park Advisory Committee, was vice president of the Golden Gate Audubon Society, and board chair of Urban Tilth in Richmond.
Aquatic Park Mark Liolios has long been active in improving Berkeley's open spaces, particularly its largest municipal park, Aquatic Park. He is a founding member of the citywide park support nonprofit, Berkeley Partners for Parks, and has served as president and board member. He successfully lobbied for federal funding for two mini-parks and for Dreamland for Kids, the volunteer-built playground at Aquatic Park. As founder and director of Aquatic Park EGRET, the habitat stewardship group for this 100-acre bayshore park, Liolios coordinates community volunteers in wildlife habitat improvements, leads tours, and is active in planning and funding future ...
Robert Lieber is former mayor and council member of Albany is a member of Citizens for the Albany Shoreline. He is also an RN at Alta Bates Medical Center.
David Lewis returned to his native Bay Area to lead Save the Bay in 1998, after 14 years organizing legislative and issue campaigns from Washington, D.C. He served as Chief Operations Officer for the League of Conservation Voters and senior Legislative Assistant for U.S. Senator Carl Levin. David was previously Director of Policy and Legislation for Physicians for Social Responsibility and Arms Control Specialist for Friends of the Earth. Lewis was born and raised in Palo Alto and holds a B.A. in Politics and American Studies from Princeton University. David's Press > >
Larry Kolb is a civil engineer with a career focus on water. He served for many years on the staff of the San Francisco Regional Water Quality Control Board, and served as Chairman of the Implementation Committee.
Arthur Feinstein has worked on wetland issues "local, state and federal" for the last twenty-five years, as Conservation Chair, President, and then Executive Director of the Golden Gate Audubon Society. In the late 1980s he was the Program Coordinator for the Citizens Committee to Complete the Refuge for five years, during which time he worked on federal legislation to expand the boundaries of the San Francisco Bay National Wildlife Refuge by approximately 20,000 acres. As a founding member of the Campaign to Save California Wetlands, in 1995 Arthur helped write and publish the "Marsh Manual", a citizen's guide to wetlands that discussed both wetland ...
Patty Donald is a member of the City of Berkeley Shorebird Park staff. In 1979, she created and is currently implementing the environmental education and recreation programs for the City of Berkeley at the Berkeley Marina. She has also been the Coastal Clean-up coordinator for Berkeley, Albany and Emeryville's International Shoreline clean-ups since 1987. She is a founding board member for the Aquatic Outreach Institute, which is now the Watershed Project. Donald served on the board of the Save San Francisco Bay Association for five years, and is currently on the board of the Victorian Preservation Center of Oakland-Cohen Bray House (Ancestral Home). ...
Ken Bukowski has served in the Emeryville City Council since 1987, including six terms as Mayor. He was a member of a CESP committee formed to advance the concept of an Eastshore State Park before it became a reality. Bukowski has spent many years working on regional transportation issues, including eight years opposing the new East Span of the Bay Bridge. Bukowski is a member of the Alameda County Waste Management Authority, and has served on the Alameda County Lead Poisoning and Prevention Board and the League of California Cities Transportation, Telecommunications, and Public Works statewide committee. His goal is to establish a regional land use ...