Attorney at Law
A native of South Lake Tahoe, Christiana has a longstanding dedication to innovations that respect our forests and other natural resources. Her career in law began when she clerked for the Alaska Court System, and then served as a Deputy County Counsel in both Mono and Placer Counties, where she worked with the California Environmental Quality Act and sat as counsel for both Planning Commissions. She also served for City of Sacramento as Code Enforcement Deputy City Attorney, and has worked with US Park Service, the State of California and several special districts. Comfortable in urban, suburban and rural communities, she understands the local government perspective, and is dedicated to supporting government action that improves air quality and tackles climate change issues with an emphasis on how bioenergy can achieve carbon neutrality.
Clarke has held various field positions from Mendocino to the Sierra Nevada in watershed and forest restoration and policy analysis. Having worked on a number of key projects at CLERE Inc to help understand the barriers to scale restoration efforts along the forest supply chain, he currently is working with a number of clients with project administration, grant writing, and research projects. In 2021 he began a Masters degree at Humboldt State University where we will be focusing on how to scale biomass and wood utilization infrastructure for California while continuing to work with CLERE Inc part time.
Camille has been working on scaling biomass utilization through northern California since starting her position as the Wood Utilization Program Manager at Sierra Institute for Community and Environment. She managed installation of a biomass heating system and development of California’s first full cross-laminated timber structure for a county building in Quincy and is currently working at J&C Enterprises, a small, family-owned timber harvesting company. Camille will be supporting project management on select project, beginning with the recent award of a Joint Institute for Wood Product Innovation grant assessing biomass pile quantification and burn permitting.