Meet Our Board

Mark Westwind, MPA
Mark Westwind has over 30 years professional and technical experience working with businesses, community agencies and non-profit organization. He is the founder/co-founder of over a dozen community organizations and served on numerous boards – most recently, Sustainable Contra Costa. Mark is an active Sea Kayaking Trip Leader with Environmental Traveling Companions.

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Lucas Metcalf-Tobin, MS
Lucas is the Director of Project Insight, the San Francisco’s Recreation and Park Department’s home for all adaptive recreation programs and activities. Lucas has over a decade of service to the Deaf and Blind/Visually Impaired communities. He is also a Lecturer on Inclusive Recreation at San Francisco State University.

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Tina King Neuhausel, MPA
Tina has spent the last nine years of her professional life helping to advance sustainable technologies and encouraging a more sustainable society. She served for over three years as the Outreach Director for Sustainable San Mateo County. She is the founder of the Santa Clara County Fuel Cell Advancement Initiative. Tina has eight years executive management experience in the hotel industry. She now heads the Board of Sustainable Contra Costa and is spearheading SCOCO’s efforts to become an effective leader in the county’s sustainability movement.

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Manuel Alonso, PhD
Born in Spain, Manuel is an anthropologist and archaeologist interested in the protection of cultural and biological diversity. He has been working with environmental non-profit organizations for more than 25 years in Europe, Central, and South America and the United States. Since 2013, Manuel has served as Executive Director for Earth Team, an East Bay organization dedicated to empowering urban youth to become lifelong environmental stewards through experiential education, skills development, and the building of community connections.

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