Gwen Hanson, MD
Gwen Hanson is working to stabilize the climate by leading the Bellevue, Washington, chapter of Citizens Climate Lobby and as a member of the board of Carbon Washington. A solo family physician, wife, and mother of three, Gwen passionately seeks a safe, just environment for the young people of today and tomorrow. To stay happy and focused, Gwen bikes/buses everywhere she goes and plays violin and piano with many area musicians.
Philip Jones is a senior management executive with private-sector leadership experience. He served 11 years as a Washington State Public Utilities Commissioner overseeing a complex mix of regulatory affairs within the electric, gas, communication, and water infrastructure sectors. He also served as President of the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners (NARUC), providing nationwide leadership around energy policy, infrastructure planning, and utility regulation issues.
Peter Kelly, PhD
Peter Kelly earned a PhD in Agricultural and Resource Economics from UC Berkeley and was a full-time faculty member at Renmin University of China. He is an associate editor at the Journal of Forest Economics with a number of publications on the economics of sustainable land use. He is also founder of Grow Further, a nonprofit organization supporting agricultural science in developing countries to benefit small-scale farmers and the environment.
Greg Rock graduated, top of his class, from Cal Polytechnic where he focused his engineering coursework towards addressing resource depletion and climate change. As an entrepreneur, Greg co-founded The Green Car Company, and a transit orientated infill development company. In 2012, Greg completed a Swedish master’s program in Sustainable Energy Engineering focused on energy policy. Since returning Greg has contributed to public service as a state employee.
Dan is an attorney at Susman Godfrey LLP representing clients in courts across the country on complex litigation matters. He earned a bachelor’s degree in computer science from Princeton and a master’s degree in economics and J.D. from Stanford. Prior to law school, Dan worked as a management consultant at The Boston Consulting Group and in private equity. Dan also serves as a board member for the ACLU of Washington, API Chaya, QLaw Association, and the Lakeside School Alumni Board. Dan lives in Seattle with his husband and three daughters.
Regional Campaign Coordinator Aaron Tam is passionate about fighting for environmental and socioeconomic justice, and he’s proud to be fighting for a climate policy that not only fights climate change but also addresses Washington’s regressive tax system. Aaron recently completed a double degree in Environmental Science: Wildlife Conservation and Political Science at the University of Washington. Aaron recently served as an environmental leader on the UW campus as the UW Earth Club president, UW Recycling Outreach Coordinator, and CarbonWA UW Chapter Vice President. During his free time, Aaron enjoys hiking, drawing, and karaoking. firstname.lastname@example.org