Board members & Advisors




Janet is a brand development and consumer insights specialist, with over 25 years experience in consumer marketing, innovation and brand strategy.

Lisa Craig Gautier

President & Board Secretary

In 1998, Lisa Craig Gautier co-founded the ecological 501c3 public charity, Matter of Trust (MofT) with her husband Patrice Gautier (VP at Apple Inc.).



Patrice joined Apple in 1997, and is currently Vice President of Internet Software & Services, Apple, Inc.


Board Member

Maria Surricchio is VP Brand Strategy & Innovation at Sony Computer Entertainment America.

Laura Adkins

Board Member

An environmental justice activist for over 30 years, Ms. Adkins attended George Washington University‘s Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, majoring in Art Psychotherapy.

Terry Craig

Board Member

Terry was born in 1945 and grew up in San Francisco’s Richmond District attending local public schools.

Serena Mcilwain

Board Member

Serena McIlwain served the Federal Government for nearly 30 years working in both the legislative and executive branches of government.

Travis Cripps

Board Member

Travis is a software engineer in the iTunes department at Apple Inc.

Peter de Vries

Vice Chair

Peter is an entrepreneur and philanthropist. For over 17 years Peter was in the computer business.

Alex O'Cinneide

Board Member

Alex O’Cinneide is the founder and CEO of Gore Street Capital.

Todd Ditto

Board Member

Todd Ditto is a Grade Level Coordinator and Teacher of Mathematics at The Hamlin School.

advisory board

Executive Advisors

Janine Benyus, Biomimicry.org

Debbie Raphael, Director, City of San Francisco Department of the Environment

Carlos Paya, CEO, Immune Design

Lisa Jackson, VP Government Affairs, Apple, Inc.

Naturally Abundant Renewable Resources Programs Advisors

Kevin Drew, City of San Francisco, Department of the Environment

John Wick, The Marin Carbon Project

Reinhard Hohlwein, CalRecycle

Jeff Creque, PhD, Optimal Grazing and Sustainable Farming

Jeanine Cotter, Luminalt Solar

Whendee Silver, PhD, Lawrence Labs UC Berkeley

Gary Andersen, PhD, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Surplus & Needs Programs Advisors

Linda Levitsky, East Bay Depot for Creative Reuse

Shuai Chen, SCRAP

Laura Adkins, MAGIK (Movement and Acquisition of Gifts in Kind)

Travis Cripps, Apple, Inc.

Eco-Educational Programs Advisors

Terry Craig, PhD

Jennifer Thomas, USF

Todd Ditto, Presidio Hill School

David Vasquez, Ed.D, San Jose State University, Public Vision Research LLC

Eco-Center Operations Advisors

Leigh Lehman, 826 Valencia

Jill Minkus, Fondation Erol, France

Win Dell’Ario, Dell’Ario Designs