Green Festival Speakers

Supervisor Efren Carillo


Supervisor Efren Carrillo is currently serving as Chair of the Sonoma County Board of Supervisors. Sonoma’s Fifth District is geographically large and economically diverse. Active in water and climate protection issues, Efren has lobbied for Sonoma County in Washington and worked locally on the Water Advisory Committee encouraging conservation policy. He serves on the California State Association of Counties (CSAC) as Chair of the Housing, Land Use and Transportation Committee, and is appointed to the Department of Fish and Game’s Fisheries Restoration Grant Peer Review Committee. Efren serves on the AdHoc committee currently evaluating Sonoma County’s potential for a Community Choice Aggregation project. Raised in the Roseland area of Santa Rosa in Sonoma County’s first Habitat for Humanity home, Efren has dedicated his professional life to public service. Following graduation from UC Berkeley (BS in Environmental Economics and Policy) Efren held key positions with the Sonoma County Economic Development Board, Sonoma County Business Environmental Alliance, Office of Assemblyman Joe Nation and Redwood Credit Union.