Sustainability Project Manager, Alameda County
Sarah Church, Sustainability Project Manager, leads climate change mitigation, resource conservation and waste prevention at California’s Alameda County by facilitating behavior change among the county’s 9500 employees and helping to green its multi-million-dollar contracts. She has advised seven U.S. states and numerous local governments on the cutting edge of sustainable and socially just procurement over a decade, as staff at Responsible Purchasing Network and through Board leadership at SweatFree Communities. Sarah has co-authored several national guides and reports to facilitate sustainable purchasing, with a focus on food, food service ware, and furniture. She currently coordinates the County’s Green Purchasing Roundtable, a resource and network for local institutions.