Vince Yuen was appointed to the Commission on the Environment by Mayor London Breed on October 30, 2023. Vince is the founder of Refuse Refuse San Francisco, a grassroots volunteer effort dedicated to keeping San Francisco clean.
After picking up trash with his two young daughters, Vince found that caring for San Francisco was his greatest passion. As of October 2023, the campaign has organized over 1,800 neighborhood cleanups and removed over 500,000 gallons of trash from San Francisco’s streets, parks, and beaches. Vince is focused on keeping the city clean by supporting neighborhood cleanups, educating the public on available resources, and building community through civic engagement and volunteerism.
Vince holds a M.B.A from the UC San Diego Randy School of Management, where he was President of the Rady Entrepreneur Club. He lives in San Francisco's Richmond District.