Our Staff

Leanne Sawatzky

Leanne Sawatzky

Executive Director (Interim)

Leanne sets the strategic direction for the organization, leads the Renewable Cities team and establishes strategic relationships with partners and donors. She also guides operations, finance, and human resources, enabling smooth program implementation and a healthy organizational culture.

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Brad Doff

Senior Project Manager

Brad manages several key Renewable Cities projects, leveraging his many years of experience in municipal development and community sustainability to help cities meet climate and energy goals.

Rebekah Parker

Rebekah Parker

Program & Engagement Coordinator

Rebekah supports the development, delivery, and evaluation of in-person and online events for Renewable Cities’ many projects.

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Charles Pan

Land Use Solutions Analyst

Charles supports quantitative and qualitative analytical activities for the Smart Growth, Smart City program to advance sustainable land use as a cornerstone to renewable, resilient and restorative cities.