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Julian Darley

President
Post Carbon Institute

Julian Darley is author of High Noon for Natural Gas: the New Energy Crisis (2004) and coauthor of the forthcoming Relocalize Now! Getting Ready for Climate Change and the End of Cheap Oil.

Julian has an MSc in Environment and Social Research from University of Surrey in the UK, an MA in Journalism and Communications from the University of Texas at Austin, and a BA in Music & Russian. Julian currently lives in Sebastopol, California, USA.

Carol Misseldine

Carol Misseldine has been professionally active in promoting environmental protection initiatives and sustainable business practices for over twenty years. She currently serves as Sustainability Coordinator for Oakland’s Public Works Agency, and previously served as Sustainability Coordinator for then-Oakland Mayor Jerry Brown. One of her primary responsibilities in Oakland is leading the City’s investigation of the feasibility of Community Choice Aggregation (CCA) as a way to procure fifty percent of Oakland’s energy from renewable energy sources.

In addition to her work for the City of Oakland, Misseldine works as an independent consultant, assisting her corporate and governmental clients in understanding and applying fundamental principles of sustainability. Misseldine is one of the country’s leading trainers of The Natural Step (TNS) framework for sustainability, having been trained by founder Karl-Henrik Robèrt in Sweden in 1995. From 1996 – 1998, she directed The Natural Step’s Great Lakes Office from Lansing, Michigan.

From 1992 to 1996, Misseldine served as executive director of the Michigan Environmental Council, an environmental coalition comprised of 50 of Michigan’s leading environmental organizations including the Sierra Club and Clean Water Action.

Dave Martinelli

Vice President
Petaluma Poultry

producers of “Rocky the Range Chicken” and “Rosie the Organic Chicken”

Dave Martinelli has been involved in agriculture his whole life. He grew up on a small dairy ranch in Sonoma County and worked on row crop and vineyard operations during his college years. Prior to joining Petaluma Poultry, Dave was with the Farm Credit System for ten years. He has been with Petaluma Poultry since 1994, heading the company’s finance and administration functions, most recently as CFO.

Martinelli introduced sustainability at Petaluma Poultry as an integral part of the management focus in 2001 and has been actively involved in the company’s Sustainability Management System implementation since then. Dave was recently named Vice President – Finance and Risk Management for Coleman Natural Foods, the parent of Petaluma Poultry. In this role, one of his goals is to expand his dedication to sustainability by implementing similar programs within the other divisions of the company.

Dave Martinelli is currently an Alternate Member of the California Organic Standards Advisory Committee and serves on several local non-profit boards. In his spare time, Dave operates Tolay Vista Vineyards, a sustainably farmed Chardonnay vineyard on the family ranch in the Sonoma Coast appellation.

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