Renata Brillinger

Co-Founder and Executive Director, California Climate and Agriculture Network

Renata Brillinger is California Climate and Agriculture Network’s co-founder and Executive Director. She has 25 years of experience in sustainable agriculture policy and food systems projects and 30 years’ experience in non-profit administration.  Prior to CalCAN, she was Energy and Agriculture Program Director at the Climate Protection Campaign (now The Climate Center), and she served as the Director of Californians for GE-Free Agriculture, a coalition that carried out education and policy advocacy on genetic engineering in agriculture. She serves on the advisory board of UC Davis Agricultural Sustainability Institute and as an advisor for the Food & Agriculture program of the State Innovation Exchange.