Across New England

Senior Fellows
Chris Stix
by Yesenia Sotelo

Chris Stix is an equity investor and former sell side analyst. Since leaving Morgan Stanley in 2002, Chris has been managing a portfolio, primarily focusing on global asset allocation. Previously, he was head of global communications equipment research at SG Cowen. From 2003 to 2010 Chris was an Overseer and Trustee at the Joslin Diabetes…

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Kirstie Pecci, Esq.
by Yesenia Sotelo

Kirstie Pecci, Esq. is the director of the Zero Waste Project and a Senior Fellow at Conservation Law Foundation. Kirstie is a former MASSPIRG Staff Attorney who is actively engaged in waste reduction and opposing the expansion of landfill and incinerator capacity. Kirstie is a leader in the statewide grassroots coalition Don’t Waste Massachusetts, which supports…

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Gareth Lawson
by Yesenia Sotelo

I joined CLF to tackle the difficult problems facing New England’s marine environment. CLF is a great place for me to transition from the scientific study of marine issues to working on practical solutions. I feel that my scientific expertise is both valuable and valued, and I thrive on being part of a team of smart, committed people working on a common mission.  Gareth…

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Rodney Dowell, Esq.
by Yesenia Sotelo

Rodney Dowell, Esq. is the former Executive Director of Lawyers Concerned for Lawyers (LCL), where he founded and directed the Law Office Management Program. Prior to joining LCL, he was a founder and partner of Berman & Dowell, a firm focused on litigation. Early in his career, Rodney was a litigation associate at Holland &…

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John Davenport, Esq.
by Yesenia Sotelo

John Davenport, Esq. works for both CLF and CLF Ventures, serving as in-house counsel on a variety of matters. From 1984 until his arrival at CLF in 1999, John was Vice President and Associate General Counsel at Liberty Financial Companies, Inc., where he was primarily responsible for legal oversight of its acquisitions and investment companies.…

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Mark Cullinan
by Yesenia Sotelo

Mark Cullinan brings over 30 years of senior-level management in both public sector and non-profit settings, where he developed expertise in financial and project management, strategic planning, organizational leadership, and contract administration. At CLF Ventures from 2012 to 2013, Mark managed a comprehensive pilot study (Pay-as-you-Drive, PAYD) analyzing the effects that mileage-based automobile insurance rewards…

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Tom Bryan, Esq.
by Yesenia Sotelo

Tom Bryan, Esq. comes to CLF with experience in international and domestic commercial and finance law, banking and management, having worked with Shearman & Sterling (New York), First National Bank of Chicago (Chicago/Frankfurt) and Bank of Boston (London/Boston). After 30 years in that field, Tom retired and began a second career as a volunteer with…

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David Bono, Esq.
by Yesenia Sotelo

David Bono, Esq. was previously Vice President of Law & General Counsel of U.S. Operations for Brookfield Renewable Energy Partners, where he was responsible for all US legal strategy, transactions, financings, litigation, and regulatory compliance. Prior to joining Brookfield, David was a partner at Harkins Cunningham LLP in Washington, DC, and also served as Trial…

Senior Fellows
Win Quayle, Esq.
by Yesenia Sotelo

I am a longtime supporter of CLF. As I transition into retirement, I am pleased to follow in the footsteps of friends and a former colleague who have made significant volunteer contributions to the organization. Much of my work relates to CLF’s mission to build healthy communities and promote environmental justice, such as increasing resilience to extreme weather events and addressing the urban heat island effect.…

News Clips
Region’s power grid is changing dramatically

“What this means for New Englanders is that there is less need than ever for new fossil fuel infrastructure (including both new natural gas pipelines and new fossil fuel power plants) as more and more lower cost renewables replace older, higher-cost fossil fuel power plants,” writes Jerry Elmer.