Resilience in the Face of WildFires – The Lake County Story

[image_frame align="left" height="300" width="300" prettyphoto="false"][/image_frame] Panel of three people: Nils Paulsen, Brenda Quintero and Fairlight Alghren share three perspectives and highlight community service work we are involved in. Highlights will include building collaborative partnerships, working with forestry and CalFire on land mitigation after forest fires, working with funding agencies and community members, and fundraising efforts being made and finding access to hidden resources once the smoke clears. We will also discuss what has been happening within our government, what is working and what is not working, etc, assistance we've had from outside agencies and what efforts are being made to promote sustainable and fire resilient technologies in rebuilding our communities. Presented…

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Brenda Quintero

[image_frame align="left" height="300" width="300" prettyphoto="false"][/image_frame]   Brenda brings a strong history in nonprofit management to the Permaculture world. Past work history includes Director of Finance & Operations, ICLEI - Local Governments for Sustainability (previously known as International Council for Local Environmental Initiatives) and Director of Finance & Administration, The Climate Group. She has eight years experience as a private Consultant in the Nonprofit Arena with focus on fiscal management, compliance of federal awards exceeding 1million and full-agency development. Brenda’s Permaculture-based accomplishments over the last six years include: Founder, Golden Rocks Permaculture Farm (Middletown, CA); Founder, Middletown Community Farmer’s Market; Co-Founder, Valley Fire Phoenix Rising; and Founder, TREES as a Community Resource.…

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