SANTA BARBARA — The Community Environmental Council has announced new members of the CEC President’s Council.
— Katie Davis, a former vice president and e-commerce at the tech company Citrix, where she became involved in corporate sustainability initiatives. In 2021, she trained with Al Gore’s Climate Reality Project and became a climate change speaker and activist. She has served as chair of the Sierra Club’s Los Padres Chapter and served on the Sierra Club California Executive Board.
— Dr. Karl Hutterer, emeritus director at the Santa Barbara museum of Natural History, where he served as executive director for 12 years. He is a former member of the CEC Board of Directors.
— Dr. Bruce Kendall, a professor and associate dean at the UCSB Bren School of Environmental Science and Management. His research focused on areas such as endangered species conservation and sustainable fisheries’ management.
— Kim Kimbell, a founding partner in the law firm of Allen & Imbell, LLP, in Santa Barbara. He is a former president of the Goleta Valley Historical Society and former chairman of the Gaviota Planning Advisory Committee.
— Maryanne Mott, a Montana beef rancher, philanthropist and the daughter of former General Motors company director and board member Charles Stewart Mott. She’s a trustee of the Charles Stewart Mott Foundation and chairwoman of the Ruth Mott Foundation Board of Trustees.
— John Steed, who has been in a private law practice for 31 years after earning his degree in 1977 at Harvard Law School.
— Dave Mason