CCAS Staff

About Our Team

We are a collective of faculty, students and staff with a shared interest and commitment to climate action.
Our team works with a broad coalition of researchers, non-profit organizations, local government, state government agencies, Tribal governments and philanthropic foundations to advance just and effective solutions to the climate crisis.


Dr. Anthony Levenda

Director, Center for Climate Action and Sustainability

Dr. Anthony Levenda is a faculty member at Evergreen offering programs on climate policy and action, energy transitions, and urban sustainability. His research has focused on energy infrastructure planning, renewable energy transitions, smart grid development, urban climate adaptation and decarbonization policy, and climate equity and justice in the US and Canada. Anthony received his PhD from the Toulan School of Urban Studies and Planning at Portland State University.

Michael Joseph

Assistant Director, Center for Climate Action and Sustainability

After graduating from Evergreen, Michael worked in the Office of Admissions to introduce prospective students to Evergreen and at the same time worked as a Greener Foundations faculty. If you have ideas/visions for campus and want to share or make plans together, please stop by or reach out!