Mark Westlund

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Mark Westlund "was the public relations director for Bill Graham Presents before assuming that same position with the Rainforest Action Network in San Francisco. During his five years at RAN, the organization led Home Depot to stop selling wood from endangered old growth forests. He is currently the Director of Communications and Environmental Education for San Francisco’s Environment Department. This department runs municipal recycling and hazardous waste reduction programs as well as programs designed to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and promote alternative fuel vehicles. Mr. Westlund also works closely with the Board of Supervisors and the Mayor's Office to sponsor environmental legislation ranging from municipal bans on mercury fever thermometers to policy statements directing natural habitat restoration. Length of service: 7 years" [1]

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  1. Directors, ForestEthics, accessed September 25, 2009.