top of page

The Team

Bill Bradbury, 
Steering Committee

Bill Bradbury moved to Bandon in 1971, and served in the Oregon legislature for 14 years representing portions of Oregon's south coast as a State Representative and as a State Senator. He was Senate Majority Leader and Senate President, before being elected Secretary of State in 1999. Bill was one of the first 50 Climate Reality Leaders trained by Vice President Al Gore, and recently served on the Northwest Power and Conservation
Council. He is now retired.

About Bill

Alan Journet, Ph.D., Steering Committee

About Alan >

IMG_0554 Cropped - Alan.jpg

Dr. Journet is Professor Emeritus of Biology and Environmental Science at Southeast Missouri State University. He has been teaching Climate Science for over nine years, and was instrumental in the 2012 establishment of Southern Oregon Climate Action Now (SOCAN which promotes awareness about climate change and its consequences and encourages citizen action. 

Vanessa Ogier-ESPINOZA, Steering Committee

Vanessa has been a community advocate for climate for over ten years, and is a graduate of Southern Oregon Climate Action Now's Master Climate Protector course and a lead organizer of Josephine Climate Alliance. She has completed studies at

Cornell University

Center for Nutrition Studies, and currently lives in Grants Pass. 

About Vanessa >

Hogan M. Sherrow, Ph.D., Director

Dr. Sherrow is an experienced political operative, a former research scientist, and a seasoned climate activist. Hogan spent the first part of his professional life studying the evolution of human and chimpanzee behavior, and then shifted his focus to climate change. He is a Board Member of Southern Oregon Climate Action Now, and a Climate Reality Leader and Mentor with the Climate Reality Project. Hogan has two daughters, and a dog named Rogue

About Hogan >

jim walls,
steering committee

Jim Walls was born in Klamath Falls, and graduated from Bonanza High School, before enlisting in the Navy and attending Oregon state University. He has worked as a back country Ranger at Crater Lake and spent 30 years with National Resources Conservation Service. Jim was instrumental in establishing the Lake County Resources Initiative (LCRI), a collaboration between foresters, environmentalists and locals. He is now retired and serves as Board Chair for LCRI.

About Jim >

  • Facebook Metallic
  • Twitter Metallic
  • LinkedIn Metallic

Contact Us

bottom of page