2021 Conference Speaker Bios
West Oakland Environmental Indicators Project (WOEIP)
Ms. Margaret Gordon, co-founder and co-director of the West Oakland Environmental Indicators Project (WOEIP) starting 2000 has been collaborating with neighborhood organizations, physicians, Citizen Science researchers, and public officials to ensure West Oakland residents enjoy a clean environment. Since 1998, through research, data collection and analysis, a body of community-based participatory research has led to safer jobs, schools, and homes.
Gordon’s expertise has earned her roles in a number of local and state advisory boards and steering committees, including the California Environmental Health Tracking Project’s Alameda County Pilot Project, the West OaklandProject Area Committee, and the Bay Area Air Quality Management District’s Community Air Risk Evaluation Program. She has also served on Port of Oakland Commission and c AB 617 with Bay Area Air Management District/West Oakband Community Action Plan starting 2017 and 2021 became Board member Aclima Advisory Board to guide the development of science and technology that supports emissions reductions, public health, and environmental justice policy for with communities such as West Oakland