Genevieve Gale, Executive Director

Genevieve’s work focuses on strengthening local and state air quality policy for the benefit of public health in the San Joaquin Valley. Genevieve brings extensive policy and research experience, as well as a passion, to the position. Prior to working with CVAQ, she worked as the San Joaquin Valley Representative for the Coalition for Clean Air,¬† as a Research Associate with the Curb Center for Art, Enterprise and Public Policy, a national policy center, and as a Policy Assistant with Conservation Strategy Group, an environmental policy consulting firm in Sacramento, CA. Genevieve received her Bachelor of Arts degree, with highest honors in Sociology, from Vanderbilt University in Nashville, TN. Genevieve is originally from the Metro Detroit area.

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Cynthia Pinto-Cabrera, Policy Assistant

Cynthia’s role at CVAQ will be to advocate at the local, regional and state level for clean air policies, and assist in community engagement and education. In 2018, Pinto-Cabrera was CVAQ’s Action Day Intern, and participated in CVAQ’s Clean Air Leadership Institute. Cynthia was an Undergraduate Representative for the University of California, Santa Barbara’s (UCSB) Center Governance Board, and a member of UCSB Lobby Corps. Pinto-Cabrera received her Bachelor of Arts in Environmental Studies from the University of California, Santa Barbara in 2019. She is originally from the Fresno-Madera area.

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