Eddie Ahn

Term: August 29, 2023 – March 25, 2027

Eddie Ahn was appointed to the San Francisco Commission on the Environment by Mayor Ed Lee on October 4, 2017. Eddie is the executive director of Brightline Defense, a public policy and legal nonprofit dedicated to empowering communities and sustainable environments. Brightline's environmental justice work includes promoting renewable energy for low-income and mid-income households as well as good-paying jobs for local underemployed and historically marginalized communities.

Previously, Eddie was an AmeriCorps member, serving as an afterschool programmer in Oakland’s Chinatown. While working toward his law degree, he provided art and public speaking workshops for youth and worked on civil justice and environmental issues for the Assembly Judiciary Committee in Sacramento. His workforce development expertise and analysis of federal constitutional law has also aided municipalities in Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, and New York. Eddie also serves on the board of Mission Housing Development Corporation, one of the largest nonprofit developers in San Francisco. 

He received a B.A. from Brown University and a J.D. from the University of California College of the Law, San Francisco.


Elmy Bermejo

Term: October 14, 2020 – October 14, 2024

Elmy Bermejo was appointed to the Commission on the Environment by Mayor Ed Lee on May 14, 2015. Elmy is Director of Intergovernmental Affairs at the U.S. Department of Labor, where she is responsible for strengthening relationships with the National Governors Association, the U.S. Conference of Mayors, the National Association of Counties, the U.S. League of Cities, and other organizations.

Elmy has served in leadership positions in the public and advocacy arenas in California and Washington D.C. for more than 20 years, including as Interim Executive Director of the Latino Issues Forum, Chair of the California State Commission on the Status of Women, and Deputy Secretary for the California State and Consumer Services Agency. She also served as special assistant to Senator Don Perata, working on issues that impact women and children, outreach to the Latino/Latina community, and engagement with ethnic media. Elmy has also served on the Board of Directors of Leadership California and Hispanas Organized for Political Equality (HOPE), where she chaired Latina Action Day in Sacramento.


Austin Hunter

Term: August 29, 2023 – March 25, 2027

Austin Hunter was appointed to the Commission on the Environment by Mayor London Breed on May 27, 2021. Austin serves on the San Francisco League of Conservation Voters Board (SFLCV), which seeks “to promote environmental protection through active participation in the San Francisco political system and to enhance the integrity of that political system for all San Franciscans.” Austin has formerly been involved in a variety of community organizations including the Public Utilities Commission Community Advisory Committee, the Eastern Neighborhoods Democratic Club, and as an elected delegate to the California State Democratic Party. In his professional capacity, Austin works in the responsible and ethical innovation space, helping companies early in the product development process think through a product’s lifecycle to identify and minimize harms while maximizing the ability to responsibly innovate. 

Austin holds a B.A in international relations and political science from San Francisco State University and a M.P.P. from King’s College of London. He currently attends Golden Gate University School of Law, where he has been awarded a full-tuition scholarship.


Mike Sullivan (Vice President)

Term: August 29, 2023 – July 23, 2027

Mike Sullivan was appointed by Mayor Mark Farrell to the San Francisco Commission on the Environment on May 10, 2018. Mike is a partner at the Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe law firm, where his practice involves representation of startup companies in the technology and cleantech sectors. Mike has been involved with San Francisco urban forestry for many years and is the author of Trees of San Francisco, published in a second edition in 2013. He served for many years on the board of directors of Friends of the Urban Forest, including service as board president. He also served on the San Francisco Recreation and Park Commission from 2007 to 2010 and the San Francisco Urban Forestry Council from 2014 to 2023. 

Mike holds a B.A. from Williams College and a J.D. from the University of Michigan Law School. He lives in San Francisco’s Cole Valley neighborhood with his husband Paul and son Joseph.


Angelique Tompkins

Term: September 23, 2023 – April 20, 2027

Angelique Tompkins was appointed to the Commission on the Environment by Mayor London breed on September 23, 2023. A health technology professional with experience in the information technology, non-profit, and financial services sectors, she has served on numerous boards and community-based organizations in San Francisco fostering youth development, diversity, equity, and community engagement.

Angelique serves on the Board of Directors of the BayEcotarium, a climate resilience and ocean conservation organization, and the Advisory Committee of the EcoCenter at Heron’s Head Park. She is a member of the Bayview Alliance, a consortium of professionals and community leaders in the Bayview-Hunters Point neighborhoods, and serves as Health and Human Services Chair of the San Francisco Chapter of The Links, a professional African American women's organization. She has been a driving force behind community efforts contributing to key policy developments, including California Senate Bill 1000, the San Francisco General Plan Environmental Justice Framework, and the San Francisco African American Reparations Plan, which have advanced essential Environmental Justice policies and priorities in San Francisco.

Angelique holds a B.S. in business administration and information systems from California State University, Long Beach. She lives in San Francisco and is the proud matriarch of her family.

Sarah Ching-Ting Wan (President)

Term: May 25, 2021 – May 11, 2025

Sarah Ching-Ting Wan was appointed to the Commission on the Environment by Mayor Ed Lee on August 5, 2013. Sarah serves as Executive Director of Community Youth Center (CYC), a nonprofit organization established by prominent Asian community leaders in 1970 in response to an escalation in gang violence and crime.

Sarah has over 15 years of experience in youth services and has been an advocate for San Francisco's Asian American community, particularly immigrant youth in the juvenile justice system. She has been recognized as an API Heritage Month Honoree by the San Francisco District Attorney's Office in 2013. She also received the Blue Cross Community Award in 2024 and Compass Point's Everyday Hero Award in 2001. Sarah also served on the San Francisco Juvenile Probation Commission from 2010 to 2013.

Sarah was born in Hong Kong and moved to the United States to continue her secondary education at Sacred Heart Cathedral Preparatory in San Francisco. She holds a B.A. in psychology from the University of California, Berkeley, and a M.S.W. from San Francisco State University. She also attended Kyushu University in Japan, where she received a full scholarship.


Vince Yuen

Term: October 30, 2023 – March 10, 2027

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 discovered 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.