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General Information

San Francisco Group, Sierra Club,
85 Second St., Third Floor,
San Francisco, CA 94105-3441, USA.
Telephone (415) 977-5578 (voice)
(415) 977-5799 (FAX).

Media Inquiries/Members of the Press:

Please leave a message at the number above.  For reporters on deadline, please call our SF Bay chapter office at (510) 848-0800.

Website issues and questions:

Email the webmaster

Officers for 2009

Group Chair - Becky Evans
Vice Chair - Rick Galbreath
Secretary - Howard Strassner
Treasurer - Merna Strassner
Chapter Delegate - Aaron Israel

Chapter Delegate alternate - Becky Evans

Executive Committee members (elected officers)

Steven Chapman (term expires Nov. '09)

Becky Evans (term expires Nov. '11)

Arthur Feinstein (term expires Nov. '11)

Rick Galbreath (term expires Nov. '09), (415)307-0321 or rickgalb(at)

Aaron Israel (term expires Nov. '11)

Pinky Kushner (term expires Nov. '11)

John Rizzo (term expires Nov. '09)

Howard Strassner (term expires Nov. '09) 

John Holtsclaw (term expires Nov. '09)


Conservation Committee Chair - Steven Chapman

Political Committee Chair - Arthur Feinstein

Liaison to Sierra Student Coalition - vacant

Membership Committee Chair - Aaron Israel (415) 515-2683

Activities Chairs

Dinner Co-Chairs -
      Onnie Taylor 415-648-6380
Charter Bus Trips Co-Chairs -
      Myra Forsythe 415-613-8318 and
      Audrey Earl 415-673-3216
Monthly habitat restoration work parties-
      Stan Kaufman (415)681-4954 or sekfmn(at)

Issue Contacts [we use (at) to reduce spam]

Water Issues - John Rizzo, jrizzo(at); Becky Evans, (415) 775-3309; Ruth Gravanis, gravanis(at)

Energy - Aaron Israel, (415) 515-2683 or izzinsf(at)

Parks and Open Space - Pinky Kushner, Steven Chapman, (415) 552-5299;

Land Use/Sprawl and Transportation - Howard Strassner, ruthow(at); John Holtzclaw, john.holtzclaw(at)

Air Quality - John Holtzclaw

Environmental Justice - Aaron Israel , (415) 515-2683 or izzinsf(at)

Forest protection - Pinky Kushner

Wetlands/Yerba Buena and Treasure Island Redevelopment - Ruth Gravanis, gravanis(at)

         Chapter Staff support/liaison:  Tracy Shepard, chapter conservation organizer

tracy(at) or (510) 848-0800 ext. 307


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