Wendy Goodfriend, Program Manager, San Francisco Department of the Environment
Wendy Goodfriend, PhD, is a Program Manager at the San Francisco Department of the Environment (SFE) where she leads an inter-disciplinary team that works at the nexus of climate, green building and environmental justice. She has a rigorous physical and environmental sciences background, and deep experience in stakeholder engagement, climate change planning, and public policy. Alongside her team she is working to advance San Francisco ambitious climate mitigation, resilience and racial equity goals. Prior to joining SFE she provided visionary leadership in developing and growing the nationally recognized Adapting to Rising Tides climate change planning program at the San Francisco Bay Conservation and Development Commission. She extensive experience in natural resource planning, environmental outreach and education, and was a 10-year member of a local land use commission charged with protecting inland wetland and watercourses in Connecticut.