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Pleasanton: StopWaste executive Sommer retires after 30 years with agency

Original post made on Jul 22, 2021

After three decades of public service, Pleasanton resident and StopWaste Executive Director Wendy Sommer stepped down from her longtime leadership role this month. Her deputy Timothy Burroughs was selected as the new lead executive.

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Posted by Ann Brown
a resident of Livermore
on Jul 22, 2021 at 8:48 am

Ann Brown is a registered user.

I congratulate Wendy Sommer on her success and impactful career with StopWaste.org. As a science teacher and school garden coordinator at Pleasanton Middle School, I was thrilled to host visits and support provided by StopWaste educators. They have developed really effective and engaging programs for youth, families, and the larger community. I refer to their website frequently to check resources for food waste reduction and other ways to help youth become climate activists through their own actions, and learn to organize at a school and district level. I am excited to meet Timothy Burroughs and to learn what he will bring to the table. Everyone should check their website before you throw anything questionable in the trash (landfill). Cheers!


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