Recently the Western Campaigns Director for Solar City, Mr. Howells’ career has included lengthy stints as Deputy Campaign Director for Greenpeace, Director of Clear the Air and as a global warming campaign manager for the Pew Environment Group. Based in the organization’s Oakland office, Mr. Howells’ focus at Clean Water Action will be to boost capacity and strategic impact for its successful California campaigns in areas such as oil and gas, toxics, groundwater sustainability, drinking water, and waste reduction.
Mr. Howells joined the organization in November 2017.
Clean Water Action Chief Executive Bob Wendelgass said: “Dan brings a depth and breadth of experience in domestic and international campaigns, strategic planning, program management, staff and volunteer management, media and communications to this role. We’re excited to have him, and look forward to deepening the impact of our California work with him at the helm.”
Mr. Howells said: “I’ve worked with folks at Clean Water Action off and on for the past 22 years, and I’m excited to be joining its vibrant community of canvassers, activists and program managers at such a crucial time for California’s environmental movement. We’re at the vanguard of efforts to resist Donald Trump’s dirty agenda, nationally, and to take the lead with sustainable policy.”