Our Team

Staff

Chloe Ames

CivicSpark Fellow

Chloe Ames is a CivicSpark Fellow supporting local government climate mitigation and adaptation initiatives. Hailing from Huntington Beach, Chloe graduated from Washington University in St. Louis in 2017 with a B.A. in environmental policy and marketing.

Ignacio Fernandez

Director of Strategic Partnership

Ignacio Fernandez is an economist with expertise in energy and environmental policy analysis, specifically the design and assessment of climate policy, regulations, and market mechanisms including emissions trading systems (ETS), carbon footprint programs…

Natalie Hernandez

Climate Planning and Resilience Manager

Natalie Hernandez is a specialist in environmental policy and community planning. She has a strong passion for environmental justice and climate equity, which she attributes to growing up in Long Beach, a core hub of goods movement, air quality issues, and…

Kristina von Hoffmann

Outreach Director

Kristina von Hoffmann creates opportunities for Angelenos to lead on climate action with the Path to Positive LA initiative — via major events, outreach, and development. She is a Venice, CA, native committed to helping foster enduring….

Alexandra Jackson

Administrative Manager

Alexandra Jackson was born in Paris and raised in Los Angeles. Her passion for the environment began in high school when she became vegetarian as a response to the knowledge that meat production significantly contributes to global greenhouse-gas emissions. After three years of living in Spain and France, she moved back to Los Angeles. She recently completed an M.Sc. in Sustainable Development at the renowned European business school, HEC Paris. She holds her B.A. in French Literature from UCLA.

Seth Jacobson, LEED AP O+M

Senior Director, Energy & Water Programs

Seth Jacobson manages Climate Resolve’s Climate Smart Schools initiative. In addition to working for Climate Resolve, Seth is the CEO of Post + BIM, an internet startup focused on green building and building information modeling (BIM). Prior to co-founding Post + BIM, he was a…

Tiffany Kinh Lam

Communications Manager

Tiffany Kinh Lam was born and raised in Los Angeles, specifically the inner city neighborhood of Boyle Heights. She currently works in the non-profit field, and her sustained ambitions include engaging with her community through writing and organizing. She attributes growing up in a diverse metropolitan area as a first generation Chinese …

Bryn Lindblad

Associate Director

Bryn Lindblad’s experience in forging and facilitating cross-sector collaborations for greater climate resilience serves her well in this strategic leadership position. Before moving to Los Angeles, Bryn worked as a policy analyst and consultant in Copenhagen, Denmark, where her…

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Jonathan Parfrey

Executive Director

Before founding Climate Resolve, Jonathan Parfrey served as a commissioner at the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (2008-2013). Jonathan is a founder and Vice Chair of CicLAvia, the popular street event, as well as the founder of the Los Angeles Regional Collaborative for Climate Action and Sustainability, and the statewide Alliance of Regional Collaboratives for Climate Adaptation…

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Thelma Rodriguez-Winter

Manager, Energy & Water Programs

Thelma Briseno Rodriguez-Winter is an environmental engineer from Northwest Ohio. For over a decade, she’s been a scientist and advocate working in the environmental health and community development space. In 2014, Thelma graduated with a M.S. in Civil Engineering from the University of Toledo, where she helped the City of Toledo perform a comprehensive life cycle analysis of the municipal water system.

Anna Van

Climate Corps Fellow

Hailing from the south of Vietnam, Anna grew up in SoCal’s suburban chinatown, Monterey Park. While developing an acute taste for Asian food, she also developed a keen interest for sustainability. She graduated from the University of California, San Diego in 2017 with a B.A. in Environmental Policy and Global Health minor.

Consultants

Ride or Cry

Creative Consultants

Ride or Cry is an award-winning digital agency located in Los Angeles with a unique taste in creative media.

David Fink

Policy Consultant

David Fink served as Director of Policy for Climate Resolve from 2011-2017. David helped Los Angeles become the first city in the U.S. to require cool roofs on all new and rehabbed residential construction. He is working…

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Janna Woods

Financial Analyst

Janna has 18 years of experience in the non-profit sector. Prior to Climate Resolve, she served as the Director of Administration and Finance for an Inglewood-based organization were she administered and managed multiple program and foundation budgets, and was responsible for all accounts and expenditures related to its day-to-day operation …

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