Bay Area native and current Oakland resident, Zoe (she/her) is passionate about making sure our local communities are able to respond, adapt and thrive in light of current climate threats. She brings experience as a Program Manager for Resilient by Design where she helped lead the year-long effort to come up with innovative strategies for resilience around the region.
Previously, Zoe worked for Resources for Community Development, Panoramic Interests, Rebar Art & Design Studio, BCDC, the Municipal Arts Society, SPUR and the City of Oakland. This is Zoe’s second time at Greenbelt Alliance. From 2012 – 2014, Zoe served as the assistant to former Greenbelt Alliance Executive Director Jeremy Madsen. Her original tenure at Greenbelt Alliance led her to recognize the importance of climate-smart growth and good urban design in the Bay Area.
Zoe holds a Masters in City and Regional Planning from Cornell University and a Bachelor of Arts in Human Geography from the University of British Columbia. She is also a LEED Green Associate. Outside of work Zoe loves hiking with her dog Stella, is an avid traveler, and is a practitioner and teacher of yoga.
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