2019 Agenda Overview

8:15 am – 9:00 am      Registration, Refreshments, Visit Sponsor Tables

Cafeteria / Commons

9:00 am – 9:55 am      Opening Session, Cafeteria

Welcome to the land – Candace Penn,  Squaxin Island Tribe

TCAT greeting – Tom Crawford and Barb Scavezze

CCL greeting – Louise Stonington

Drawdown focus – Lynn Fitz-Hugh

Keynote Address

9:55 am – 10:05 am     Networking Break

10:05 am – 11:05 am  Morning Concurrent Sessions A

11:05 am – 11:20 am   Networking Break

11:20 am – 12:35 pm  Morning Concurrent Sessions B

12:35 pm – 2:10 pm    Lunch, Socialize, Visit Sponsor Tables

Mid-Day Plenary at 1:05 pm – Derek Hoshiko, from For the People

2:10 pm – 2:25 pm      Networking Break

2:25 pm – 3:25 pm     Afternoon Concurrent Sessions C

3:25 pm – 3:40 pm      Networking Break

3:40 pm – 4:50 pm     Action Group Breakout, Cafeteria

        CCL State Chapter Meeting

4:50 pm – 5:10 pm    Closing Session

5:10 pm – 6:30 pm    Reception

        Raging Grannies

        Folly of Frack play at 6:00 pm

Concurrent Sessions

 Track 10:05 am-11:05 am
Concurrent Sessions A
11:20 am-12:35 pm
Concurrent Sessions B
2:25 pm-3:25 pm
Concurrent Sessions C
Holding Climate Movements Accountable

Derek Hoshiko, For the People; Board President, E3 Washington
How to Devise Smart Strategies for the Climate Movement

Glen Anderson, Glen’s Parallax Perspectives; Grassroots Organizer for Peace and Social Justice
Art as Activism

Bonnie McKinney,
Be Part of the Solution!
Environmental Grief, Hope and Healing  

Kriss Kevorkian, PhD, MSW, Study of Death, Dying & Bereavement; Walden University; Climate Reality Leader; Founder, Legal Rights for the Salish Sea

Be Part of the Solution!
Advocacy Sparking Action Among Faith Communities  

Barak Gale, organizer among Jewish community; Climate Reality Project -Thurston County
Frank Turner, Earth Ministry Olympia Colleagues; Olympia CCL; Unitarian Universalist Church member
Adaptation and Mitigation: Thurston County’s Two-Pronged Approach to Climate Action  

Paul Brewster, Senior Planner, Thurston Regional Planning Council
Tom Crawford, Thurston Climate Action Team, Board Chair
Sunrising on a Green New Deal  

Jaime Cruickshank, Student, The Evergreen State College; one of the founders of local Sunrise Chapter
Citizens’ Climate Lobby National Climate Legislation
Mike Kelly, CEO at Tech DNA, Chapter Leader, Bainbridge Island CCL
Transformational Advocacy  
Gwen Hanson MD, Family Medicine Doctor; Chapter Leader, Bellevue CCL
Climate and National Security  

Bob Hallahan, Retired Commander, US Navy; Chapter Leader, Whidbey Island CCL
Citizens’ Climate Lobby Communicating Across the Political Divide  

John Sandvig, Retired Aeronautical Engineer, Product Development Manager and Executive; WA State CCL Co-Coordinator  
Be Part of the Solution!   Making Dollars and Sense of Clean Energy  
Louise Stonington, J.D., Retired Legal Services Lawyer; science teacher; WA State CCL Co-Coordinator
Education Climate Change Basics – 101  

Rhonda Hunter, Ecosystem Biologist; Climate Reality Project – Thurston County
Donna Thompson, Chapter Chair,Climate Reality Project – Tacoma
Northwest Trees, Forests, & Climate

Jan Keller, People for Climate Action in King County
Carolyn Rodenberg, Tree Keepers Alliance
Climate and Healthcare  

Chris Covert-Bowlds, Physician with Kaiser Permanente; Member, Physicians for Social Responsibility
Energy A Bright Spot: Residential and Community Solar

Kirk Haffner, President, South Sound Solar
Mason Rolph, Chair, Olympia Community Solar
Tacoma LNG: What It Is and Where It Stands Now

Anna Bean, Tribal Council Member, Puyallup Tribe of Indians
Annette Bryan, Tribal Council Member, Puyallup Tribe of Indians
Achieve 95% Fossil Free Electricity with Public Power within 5 Years  

Jim Lazar, Economist; Carnegie Group of Olympia
Randall Samstag, Civil and Sanitary Engineer; Steering Committee Member: Island Power, Bainbridge Climate and Energy Forum
Steve Johnson, Retired, Executive Director of WA Public Utility Districts
Food & Agriculture Take the Food Challenge

Lynn Fitz-Hugh, Founder, 350Seattle.org; Faith Action Climate Team; TCAT Convention Program Chair
Waste Not, Want Not: Food Waste and Climate  

Mary Harrington, Organics Management Lead, WA Dept of Ecology
Peter Guttchen, Solid Waste Planning, WA Dept of Ecology
Cathy Visser, Senior Nutrition Program Director, Senior Services for South Sound
Reverse Climate Change thru Regenerative Agriculture  

Pat Rasmussen, Coordinator, Edible Forest Gardens
Green Buildings & Cities Clean Building Policy: How to get to Zero-Net Carbon Buildings  

Chris van Daalen, Executive Director, NW EcoBuilding Guild
What Makes a Green Building?  

Jim Lazar, Economist; Carnegie Group of Olympia
Chris van Daalen, NW EcoGuild
Kirk Haffner, South Sound Solar
Randy Foster, Artisan Group
Building an EcoDistrict in Downtown Olympia  

Karen Gaul, Anthropology and Sustainability Studies, The Evergreen State College
Lisa Parshley, Olympia City Council
Transportation How can we build a pathway to lower transportation emissions?  

Veena Tabbutt, Deputy Director, Thurston Regional Planning Council (TRPC)
Karen Parkhurst, Planning and Policy Director at TRPC

Electric Vehicles and the Phaseout of Gasoline

Matthew Metz, Co-Executive Director, Coltura

Bikeable / Walkable Olympia

Chris Hawkins, Thurston County Public Health & Social Services
Duncan Green, Intercity Transit

Water Effects of Sea Level Rise on the Squaxin Island Tribe  

Candace Penn, Climate Change Ecologist, Squaxin Island Tribe, Natural Resources Department
We Agree: Water is Life

Sue Patnude, Executive Director, Deschutes Estuary Restoration Team
Zena Hartung, Founding Member, Olympia Urban Water League; League of Women Voters of Thurston County
Restoring the Deschutes Estuary: Why it Makes Sense!

Sue Patnude, Executive Director, Deschutes Estuary Restoration Team
Youth Climate Learning in K-12 Schools  

Abby Ruskey, US Partnership for Education for Sustainable Development
Sheila Wilson, Program Director, Nisqually River Education Project
Kathryn Kurtz, Executive Director, Pacific Education Institute
Youth Activists Panel

Emma Song and Kaylee Shen, Students, Olympia High School
Rebecca Canright, Student, The Evergreen State College

Our Children’s Trust  

Andrea Rogers, Lead Attorney on Children’s lawsuit against the US government