Bruce Lee Livingston, MPP
Bruce Lee Livingston has been the executive director of Alcohol Justice since October 2006. Mr. Livingston brings over 25 years of policy analysis, community organizing, and program management to the organization. Livingston was the Executive Director of Health Access California and Health Access Foundation for four years and of Senior Action Network for six years. His accomplishments include organizing the California Patient Bill of Rights, which included 21 pieces of consumer protection legislation signed by the California Governor in 1999. He was also the convenor of the National Campaign to Protect, Improve and Expand Medicare. Prior to that, he directed California’s Clean Water Action on recycling and water quality issues for five years. From 1989 to 1990 he worked for U.S. E.P.A. where he managed a team that wrote the first Zero Emission Vehicle regulations in the country for the South Coast (L.A.) air basin
Michael Scippa joined Alcohol Justice in January 2007 and came to the organization with over 25 years of senior management experience in media advocacy, marketing, communications, and publications, with a proven track record of outreach to communities, advocacy organizations, media and government. Previous to his work at Alcohol Justice, Mr. Scippa worked for seven years as Communications Director then Executive Director of Citizens for Reliable and Safe Highways (CRASH), a 25,000 member national grassroots highway safety group. In these roles, Mr. Scippa planned and managed a legislative action agenda and oversaw education and advocacy activities targeting Congress, Presidential Administration officials, and state government officials. Mr. Scippa also managed all media and public relations, and served as CRASH’s national spokesperson. In recognition of his efforts on behalf of crash victims, survivors and their families, Mr.Scippa was appointed to the California Drug-Free Commercial Truck and Bus Driver Task Force. Mr. Scippa currently sits on the Marin County Advisory Board on Alcohol and Other Drug Problems, and was recently elected to the Board of DIrectors of the Leadership to Keep Children Alcohol Free Foundation.
Jorge Castillo joined Alcohol Justice in December 2007. Before coming to Alcohol Justice, Castillo worked as a family reunification case-manager in South Central Los Angeles and as a substance abuse counselor for Newcomer Spanish speaking teenagers and young adults in the Mission District of San Francisco. He has also advocated and produced community-based media. Castillo was formerly a member of the County of Marin Board of Supervisors Advisory Board on Alcohol and Other Drug Problems.
Karen Kuhn joined Alcohol Justice in October 2006 as Administrative Director. She plays a pivotal role for the organization by managing operations, accounting, and human resources, and by providing support to the executive director and board of directors. Her background includes a wealth of management and production experience in a variety of creative fields such as photography, landscape architecture, and natural foods. Karen also serves as a passionate advocate for young people in Marin County, where she has served as a big sister through Big Brothers Big Sisters of the North Bay since 2008.
Bruce Wolfe, MSW