David Brower Center
The David Brower Center is a real estate development and building in Oakland, CA built with state of the art environmental technologies to house primarily non-profit organizations. It was founded by philanthropist Peter Buckley and is named after legendary environmental activist David Brower, founder of Friends of the Earth.  The Techne Verde project is based at the Center.
- Shelly Rae Comer, Office Manager/ Executive Assistant
- Gwen Loeb, Development Director
- Amy Tobin, Executive Director
- David Brower Center
- 2150 Allston Way, Berkeley, CA 94704
- Tel: 510.809.0900
Board of Directors
- Excerpted from the website:
- Zenobia Barlow - Executive Director of the Center for Ecoliteracy
- Adam Berman
- Kenneth Brower - Author, oldest son of David R. Brower
- Peter K. Buckley (Chair) - Co-Founder of the Center for Ecoliteracy. Formerly CEO of Esprit-Europe and Esprit-International.
- Chris Desser , attorney
- Juliet Ellis - Executive Director of Urban Habitat, formerly the Associate Program Officer for Neighborhood and Community Development at The San Francisco Foundation.
- John Flores, Treasurer
- Randall Hayes - Senior Strategist at International Forum on Globalization and President and founder of Rainforest Action Network. Former Director of Sustainability, City of Oakland.
- John A. Knox (Treasurer) - Co-Executive Director of Earth Island Institute
- David W. Orr - Professor and Chair of the Environmental Studies Program, Oberlin College
- David Phillips - Co-Executive Director of Earth Island Institute
- Nina Simons - Co-Executive Director of Bioneers and the Collective Heritage Institute
- Nancy Skinner (Secretary) - Former Berkeley City Council member recently elected to the East Bay Regional Park District. Founder of ICLEI’s Cities for Climate Protection and served as US Director of The Climate Group.
Resources and articles
Related Sourcewatch articles
- Martha Belcher - former head