GreenTown Los Altos, non-profit environmental organization, has named Michael McTighe Chair of its Leadership Team.
McTighe has extensive experience in community service. He is a current member of the Transportation and Planning Commission for the City of Los Altos, volunteers at El Camino Hospital, and chairs the GreenTown Los Altos Bike/Walk program.
Prior community service includes work with the homeless community and the Chamber of Commerce in the City of Roseville.
“I’m excited to be leading GreenTown Los Altos as it enters the next phase of its development," McTighe said. "We have established ourselves as a credible, collaborative organization working with a variety of groups in Los Altos and Los Altos Hills to promote environmentally friendly behavior.
“Our next big challenge is to put in place a sustainable fundraising plan that enables us to continue having a positive impact on environmental health and vibrancy.”
In addition to his community service background, McTighe has worked as a manager in technology companies Oracle and Informix and has experience in the financial services industry as a registered investment advisor.
He holds dual B.A. degrees in Computer Science and Economics from the University of California, Santa Barbara. He is a graduate of the Leadership Education Advancement Program (LEAD) provided by the Los Altos Community Foundation.
“Mike’s enthusiasm, his background in business and finance and his ability to connect with the members of the community will serve GreenTown and our residents and businesses well,” said Margie Suozzo, who is turning over the leadership to McTighe.
Suozzo will continue as part of the Leadership Team at GreenTown Los Altos, focusing on local environmental policy as Chair of the Government Affairs Program.
About GreenTown Los AltosGreenTown Los Altos is a local non-profit environmental organization. Founded in 2007, its mission is to educate and inspire the people of Los Altos and Los Altos Hills to take action that will make our communities more environmentally healthy and vibrant today and for future generations. For more information please visit www.greentownlosaltos.org and become a fan on Facebook. GreenTown Los Altos is a program of Acterra, a 501(c)3 which supports action for a healthy planet.