• Staff Leadership

    BC3's staff works on behalf of our membership to carry out projects and programs.

    Maura McKnight

    Executive Director maura@bc3sfbay.org

    Prior to joining BC3, Maura worked for 8 years leading Corporate Partnerships for GRID Alternatives - the nation's largest nonprofit solar installer. Maura has spent more than 18 years working at the intersection of energy, environment, technology and social change. She has worked in B2B sales in the IT industry, was a biologist for the National Park Service, was an independent entrepreneur, and contracted with non-profits to help them build capacity. She holds a B.S. from U.C. Berkeley with a degree in Conservation and an M.S. in Wildlife Biology from Humboldt State.

    Christina Armor

    Program Director christina@bc3sfbay.org

    Christina is the Program Director for the Bay
    Area SunShares and Employee Engagement programs. Bringing more than ten years experience managing environmental programs, Christina takes pride in her work with the SF Bay Chapter of the Sierra Club garnering public support to establish Marin Clean Energy and protect open space from sprawl development in the East Bay. Prior to joining the BC3 team in 2016, she lived in Denmark exploring the bike lane and completed a Masters in Environmental Policy Planning at the University of Roskilde.

    Maggie Torpey-Murray

    Americorp CivicSpark Fellow maggie@bc3sfbay.org

    Maggie is a recent graduate from Sonoma State University with a degree in Environmental Studies, Energy Management concentration. She grew up in the Bay Area and is really excited to be launching her environmental career in San Francisco with the Business Council on Climate Change (BC3). She has previously served as the Senator of Sustainability at Sonoma State, has managed the Environmental Technology Center (ETC) at Sonoma State, and has also spent a summer working for the New Zealand Green Building Council.

  • Seeking BC3 Climate Fellows

    BC3 Hosts climate fellow positions throughout the year to help us incubate and scale meaningful efforts across our membership, with a goal to share successful models with the broader global community. We are currently seeking two fellows for 2019. Please email your resume to bc3@bc3sfbay.org for more information.

    BC3 Special Projects Fellow

    (March-May 2019)

    This is an unpaid fellowship up to 20 hours a month helping with operations and project management for our 2019 member working groups. Project management experience required.

    BC3 Summer Fellow

    (June-August 2019)

    This is an unpaid fellowship 5-10 hours per week assisting with programs, database management, and social media.

  • Strategic Board

    BC3's Strategic Board represents our membership in setting high-level strategy for the organization.

    Melissa Capria


    Katie Excoffier


    Sustainability Manager

    Jennifer Kass

    SF Environment

    Deputy Director

    Cole Roberts


    Associate Principal

    Chris Benjamin

    Pacific Gas and Electric

    Director, Corporate Sustainability

    Ben Thompson


    Senior Manager, Sustainability

    Stephanie Rico

    Wells Fargo

    Vice President, Environmental Affairs

    Jenelle Shapiro

    Webcor Builders

    Senior Sustainability Manager

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