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Board of Directors

Meet the Cool Davis Foundation Board of Directors! The role of the board is to support and promote the mission of Cool Davis in the community. Cool Davis also benefits from the advice and guidance of a Council of Advisors.

Michael McCormick

Michael McCormick’s road shot shows how Cool Davis board members are a little bit different.

Our current board members are

The board meets monthly and may be made up of as many as 15 members who have rotating 3-year terms.

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Contact Us

  • For more information about Cool Davis, email info@cooldavis.org or fill in the Contact Us form below.
  • To submit a story idea or information about happenings in our community relevant to the Cool Davis mission, email newseditor@cooldavis.org.

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Founding

Davis climate rally in October 2009

Davis climate rally in October 2009

Cool Davis was formally launched in October 2010, but its roots had already taken hold nearly five years earlier.

In response to growing awareness of the climate crisis, in 2005, then Mayor Ruth Uy Asmundson, on behalf of the City of Davis signed the U.S. Mayors Agreement on Climate Control in support of the Kyoto Protocols, pledging the City to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions.

City staff soon began working and researching ways to implement the pledge. When the city staff did a greenhouse gas inventory and found that over 75 percent of Davis emissions were generated by the daily activities of its residents, it was clear that the only way that Davis would reach its targets would be with the help of all its citizens. Read more


How We Work

Task force meeting monthly to household strategies for ghg reduction

Cool Davis task force meets to plan strategies to engage households in ghg reduction.

Cool Davis works thanks to the extraordinary efforts and commitment of so many individuals and organizations in our community. We could always use more support, so please consider volunteering your time.

Check out our new wish list to give and reduce the waste stream at the same time!


Cool Davis Foundation Board  The Cool Davis Foundation Board of Directors meets monthly as a group and drives four active committees: governance, operations, programs, and community relations and fundraising.

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Mission

Cool Davis is an active network of residents, community organizations, businesses and community institutions committed to implementing the City of Davis’s Climate Action and Adaptation Plan.

Our mission is to inspire our community to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, adapt to a changing climate, and improve the quality of life for all.

We engage in our mission with a philosophy of fun! Climate change is serious but in order to make change we must engage all of the community and all of our creativity in the process. Cool Davis actively incorporates organizations and activities around good food, laughter, music, art, poetry, dance, visual arts, and film.

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