Southern CA Green Economic Council

Green Education Inc. is a very proud sponsor of the Southern CA Green Economic Council



The Southern California Green Economic Council is a group of ambitious, sustainably-focused individuals, grass-roots and non-profit organizations, teachers, students, schools and representatives from local government and businesses, committed to mobilizing our citizenry towards:

  • Educating Citizens about Green Industries & Professions
  • Grass-roots creation of a green economy
  • Creating Good Green Jobs in Long Beach/Los Angeles Communities
  • Creating Job Creation Finance Systems
  • Supporting Renewable Energy/Energy Efficiency Mobilization



The Southern CA Green Economic Council conducts monthly events focused on educating residents, communities and organizations about green industries and organizations, projects and green jobs. Our belief is that by bringing green organizations/leaders to local communities members, we will create the legions of advocates and supporters required to transition our economy, our neighorhoods and our citizens to a sustainable, healthy and environmentally aware society


Our “Speaker Series” has provided residents with a closer look at the “Who’s Who?” from green industries, schools and non-profits, utilities, and port-related organizations.

Honorable speakers / organizations at previous meetings includes:

  • Stas Margaronis, Rebuild the United States
  •  Stella Ursua, North American School of Green Technology
  • David, Cohen, Energy Upgrade CA
  • Lloyd Tran, Clean Tech Institute
  • Dean Taylor, Southern CA Edison-Electric Vehicles Division
  • AllisonDuffy, Solectria Renewables
  • Les Hamasaki, Green Technology Institute
  • Hank Gastineau, Groupe Gastineau
  • Dan Gibson – HomeTown Farms
  • Jimmy Ng – The Growing Experience
  • David Heddon – GreenCoast Hydroponics
  • Marcus Castain – Generation Water
  • Wiggs Mendoza – Metropolitan Water Distric
  • Larry Rich – Long Beach Office of Sustainability
  • Lee Riback – P2S Engineering
  • James Del Monaco – P2S Engineering
  • Thomas Jelenic – Port of Long Beach
  • Clay Sandidge – Muni-Fed Energy
  • Jeff Milanetti – Clean Tech LA
  • Arthur Renaud – The ReUse People
  • Rose Tourje – ANEW
  • Alex Galasso – The Battery Recycler
  • Desmond Wheatley – Envision Solar International
  • Deep Patel – GoGreen Solar
  • Susie Chang – Grid Alternatives

Speaker Series:

  • July 2015: Green Building
  • August 2015: Green Education!
  • September 2015: Urban Farming & Healthy Foods