Page Menu  

Contacts

  • Brazil
    GCF Coordinator - Brazil: Luiza Lima
    Researcher, IDESAM
    Phone: + 55 92 3642-5698

    Acre

    Governor: Sebastião Afonso Viana Macedo Neves
    Representative: Rodrigo Fernandes das Neves
    Attorney-General, Acre
    Representative: Mónica De Los Rios
    Head of the Regulatory Department of Environmental Services, Institute of Climate Change (IMC)

    Amapá

    Governor: Carlos Camilo Goes Capiberibe
    Representative: Grayton Toledo
    Secretary of Environment
    Representative: Ana Euler
    Director State Forest Institute

    Amazonas

    Governor: Omar José Abdel Aziz
    Representative: Luis Henrique Piva
    Ceclima Coordinator

    Mato Grosso

    Governor: Silval da Cunha Barbosa
    Representative: José Esteves Lacerda Filho
    Secretary of Environment
    Representative: Elaine Corsini
    Superintendent of Environmental Indicators Monitoring, SEMA

    Pará

    Governor: Simão Robison Oliveira Jatene
    Representative: Wendell Andrade
    Forest Engineer - Nucleus for Strategic Actions for Sustainable Development (NAEDS)
    Representative: Gustavo Furini
    Technical Advisor, Green Municipalities Program

    Tocantins

    Governor: José Wilson Siqueira Campos
    Secretary of Economic Development
    Representative: Pedro Gill Fonseca
    Director – Environment and Sustainable Development Secretariat of Tocantins
  • Indonesia
    GCF Coordinator - Indonesia: Sita Supomo
    Program Director of Sustainable Development Governance, Kemitraan
    Phone: +62 21 7279-9566
    FAX: +62 21 720-8519

    Aceh

    Governor: Zaini Abdullah
    Representative: Husaini Syamaun
    Representative: Abubakar Karim

    Central Kalimantan

    Governor: Agustin Teras Narang
    Representative: Mursid Marsono

    East Kalimantan

    Governor: Awang Faroek Ishak
    Representative: Daddy Ruhiyat
    Special Advisor to the Governor
    Representative: Fadjar Pambudi

    Papua

    Governor: Lukas Enembe
    Representative: Noak Kapisa
    Head of the Natural Resources and Environmental Management Agency

    West Kalimantan

    Governor: Cornelis
    Representative: Adiyani Yakim Noor
    Representative: Machmud Gusti Hardiansyah

    West Papua

    Governor: Abraham O. Atururi
    Representative: Fredrik Hendrik Runaweri
    Government of West Papua
    Representative: Herman Orisu
  • Mexico
    GCF Coordinator - Mexico: Rosa Maria Vidal
    Deputy Director, Pronatura - Sur
    Phone: + 52 967 678-5000

    Campeche

    Governor: Fernando Eutimio Ortega Bernés
    Representative: Evelia Rivera Arriaga
    Secretary of the Environment and Sustainable Development
    Representative: Roger Rivero
    Climate Change Coordinator

    Chiapas

    Representative: Ricardo Hernandez
    Director of Climate Change
    Representative: José Alfredo Ruiz Samayoa
    Undersecretary of Climate Change
  • Nigeria

    Cross River State

    Governor: Liyel Imoke
    Representative: Odigha Odigha
    Head of Forestry Commission
    Representative: Arikpo Arikpo
    Commissioner, Board of the Forestry Commission
  • Peru
    GCF Coordinator - Peru: Jorge Torres
    Consultant, CIAM
    Phone: +51 1715-1380

    Loreto

    Regional President: Yván Vásquez Valera
    Representative: Wilfredo Panduro Cárdenas
    Regional Manager of Natural Resources and the Environment
    Representative: Roger Villaverde Espinoza
    Official, Regional Management of Natural Resources and the Environment of the Regional Government

    Madre de Dios

    Regional President: Jorge Aldazabal
    Representative: Ronald Rojas Villalobos
    Regional Manager of Natural Resources and the Environment

    San Martin

    Regional President: Javier Ocampo Ruiz
    Representative: Sylvia Reategui
    Regional Environmental Manager

    Ucayali

    Regional President: Jorge Velásquez Portocarrero
    Representative: Franz Tang Jara
    Regional Manager of Natural Resources and the Environment
    Representative: Patricia Seijas Cárdenas
    Official, Regional Management of Natural Resources and the Environment of the Regional Government
  • Spain

    Catalonia

    Governor: Artur Mas
    Representative: Xavier Clopes
    Assistant Director General of Forests
    Representative: David Solano
    Director of International Cooperation, The Forest Sciences Centre of Catalonia
  • United States

    California

    Governor: Jerry Brown
    Representative: Jason Gray
    Staff Counsel California Air Resources Board

    Illinois

    Governor: Pat Quinn
    Representative: Kate Tomford
    Sustainability Director, Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity
  • Secretariat
    GCF Senior Advisor and Project Lead: William Boyd
    Professor of Law, University of Colorado Law School
    Phone: +1 (303) 492-7320
    View Bio
    Dr. Boyd is an associate professor at the University of Colorado Law School and a fellow of the joint NREL-University of Colorado Renewable and Sustainable Energy Institute. Professor Boyd received his Ph.D. from the Energy & Resources Group at UC-Berkeley and his J.D. from Stanford Law School. Prior to joining the University of Colorado law faculty, Professor Boyd served as American Association for the Advancement of Science Congressional Science Fellow and Counsel on the Democratic minority staff of the U.S. Senate Committee on Environment & Public Works. He then practiced energy, environmental and climate change law with the firm of Covington & Burling LLP in Washington DC where, among other things, he coordinated the work of the Forest Carbon Dialogue. He continues to be actively involved in legislative and regulatory debates on forests and climate change, and is currently acting as senior advisor and project lead for the Governors’ Climate and Forests Task Force (GCF).
    GCF Coordinator - Indonesia: Sita Supomo
    Program Director of Sustainable Development Governance, Kemitraan
    Phone: +62 21 7279-9566
    FAX: +62 21 720-8519
    GCF Project Manager: Julie Teel Simmonds
    Research Faculty, University of Colorado Law School
    Phone: +1 (303) 492-7252
    View Bio
    Julie Teel joined the Center for Energy & Environmental Security (CEES) at CU Law School in 2008 after over eight years working as an environmental attorney for non-profit organizations and the City of San Diego. She received a B.S. in Conservation and Resource Studies from U.C. Berkeley and her J.D. from NYU's School of Law. Julie started her legal career as the first law fellow at the Environmental Law Institute in Washington, D.C. in 1999. Following her fellowship, she worked for environmental protection in large part through successful litigation under a variety of state and federal laws. While with Earthjustice's Denver office, she also supervised students as one of the attorneys charged with running the environmental law clinic at the University of Denver. Her work as an attorney with the Center for Biological Diversity's Climate, Air and Energy Program focused on ways to reduce U.S. greenhouse gas emissions and air pollution under existing laws in order to protect biological diversity, public health, and the environment. Her current research at the University focuses largely on REDD (Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation) through the Governors' Climate & Forests Task Force project.
    GCF Coordinator - Brazil: Luiza Lima
    Researcher, IDESAM
    Phone: + 55 92 3642-5698
    GCF Senior Project Associate: Carly Hernandez
    Research Faculty, University of Colorado Law School
    Phone: +1 (303) 492-8928
    GCF Coordinator - Mexico: Rosa Maria Vidal
    Deputy Director, Pronatura - Sur
    Phone: + 52 967 678-5000
    Senior Research Associate, Network & Training Lead: Amelia Chizwala Peterson
    Research Faculty, University of Colorado Law School
    Phone: +1 (303) 492-3322
    View Bio
    Amelia Chizwala Peterson is Senior Research Associate at the Governors’ Climate & Forests Task Force (GCF) Secretariat, and a member of the University of Colorado Law School’s Research Faculty. She brings both international and US experience to her role as the GCF Training Institute & REDD+ Knowledge Network Lead under a multi-year grant from the Norwegian government’s NICFI climate funding mechanism. Amelia’s legal background includes Judicial Fellowships for Honorable Chief Justice Michael L. Bender on the Colorado Supreme Court, and Judge Paul Cherry on the US District Court for the Northern District of Indiana (2010-2011). In international policy, she worked as a Policy Analyst for the Center for Energy and Environmental Security, creating model draft laws for both developing and developed nations to promote legislation supporting the proliferation of clean cook-stoves and addressing both Millennium Development Goals and climate change mitigation goals. Amelia worked for the Legal Environmental Aid Foundation of Indiana, Inc., representing low-income plaintiffs in environmental disputes under the Clean Air and Clean Water Acts, CERCLA and other environmental statutes. She holds an LL.M in Natural Resources, Energy & Environment from the University of Colorado Law School, a J.D. (magna cum laude) from Valparaiso University School of Law, and a Graduate Certificate in Engineering (Civil) from a joint University of Zimbabwe-Engineering Council (UK) program. Amelia also graduated summa cum laude with a Bachelor of Science degree in International Business (Operations) from Johnson & Wales University (2006). Her research interests include land reform, climate change, and environmental ethics. She is a native of Zimbabwe and Swaziland, and a member of the Colorado Bar.
    GCF Coordinator - Peru: Jorge Torres
    Consultant, CIAM
    Phone: +51 1715-1380
    GCF Project Coordinator: Caroline Kert
    University of Colorado Law School
    Phone: +1 (303) 492-3615
    View Bio
    Caroline Kert joined the GCF Secretariat team in 2013 as its Project Coordinator. She enjoys helping to maintain the broad goals of the project while diving into the details of grant deliverables, finances, budgets, event planning, and general project administration and management. These activities tap into her years of experience running nonprofits, grantwriting and fundraising, organizing events, building robust coalitions, and engaging volunteers. She holds a degree in English Literature from the University of Michigan and earned her J.D. from Boston University’s School of Law. She currently enjoys working toward her Cinematography Certificate at the Colorado Film School.
back to top