Lisa Chipkin, Water Sustainability Coordinator
Lisa Chipkin is an educator, writer and community organizer with a passion for global and local food and water issues and sustainability.
A graduate of New York University's Tisch School of the Arts, Lisa spent fifteen years working in non-profit arts organization management and production, and team-teaching an interdisciplinary, art-centric curriculum.
Along the way, her
focus shifted to environmental and sustainability education, leading her
to complete the Environmental Forum of Marin
, and Dominican University's
Sustainable Practices Certificate Program.
In 2008, she served as a lead campaign coordinator for the successful Stop the Spray campaign, and is co-author of the forthcoming Do-It-Yourself Sustainability Revolution: A Guide for Community Organizing.
lives with her
partner, David, and stepson, Mael, in San Rafael, California, as well as very part-time on the Pacific Coast of Costa Rica, in an earth bag house they designed and built with local sustainable materials.