Regional Advisory Board

The USC Center for Sustainability Solutions is pleased to announce the members of its new Regional Advisory Board.

The Board is made up of a diverse group of leaders and innovators in sustainability solutions who will advise the Center on strategic directions and collaborations with regional partners.

“We are excited about the potential of what we can achieve together,” Center Co-Directors Mahta Moghaddam and Detlof von Winterfeldt said in a joint statement. “The new Regional Advisory Board will have an important role in advancing our mission to nurture the entrepreneurial spirit of our sustainability scholars and engage with stakeholders.”

The USC Center for Sustainability Solutions serves as a global partner to international agencies, national and local governments, corporations, and NGOs in developing solutions to the most pressing urban environmental challenges.


David Abel

Business Consultant, Publisher

Bill Allen

President & CEO, Los Angeles County Economic Development Corporation

Jackie Birdsall

Senior Engineering Manager at Toyota North America

Daniel Doimo

Senior Partner at Blue Dots Partners

Lauren Faber O’Conner

Chief Sustainability Officer at Office of Mayor Eric Garcetti, City of Los Angeles

Minh Lee

GM, Energy and Environmental Services at Los Angeles County ISD       

Tim McOsker

Chief Executive Officer, AltaSea at the Port of Los Angeles

April Sandifer

Program Manager at South Los Angeles Transit Empowerment Zone (SLATE-Z)

Nancy Sutley

Chief Sustainability Officer, Los Angeles Department of Water and Power

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