Executive Members

Founder of the Youth Environmental Power Initiative
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Kelly Tung

President and Executive Director

Fueled by passion, Kelly advocates for taking alternative transportation, creating new technology, and rethinking energy to fight global warming and protect our environment. She is passionate about utilizing science and technology along with empathy and human-centered approaches to tackle problems and find solutions. Kelly founded the Youth Environment Power Initiative, a youth-led non-profit organization, to educate and inspire youths to save our earth from global warming, pollution, and waste.

Kelly has vast leadership experience, such as being the Chair of the City of Cupertino Teen Commission, the Student Executive Board Member for Walk-Bike Cupertino, President of Design Thinking For Teens (DT4T), the Founder and President of JFK Green Commuters program (received City of Cupertino Sustainability Commission Student Grant). Kelly believes that environmental education, innovation, renewable energy, environmental advocacy, and legislation play important roles in saving our environment. Kelly received the City of Cupertino's 2021 CREST (Cupertino Recognizes Extra Steps Taken) Award. She believes that age is just a number and youths have the power to change the world.

 

In addition, the City of Cupertino received the prestigious Helen Putnam Award for Excellence in 2021 for engaging youth in municipal government for its Pizza and Politics program. Kelly was honored to be the first teen moderator in the event's history and accept the award on behalf of the students that worked on the Pizza and Politics program. 

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Pictured from left to right:

Cupertino Mayor Darcy Paul, Congressman Ro Khanna, Kelly Tung, Cupertino Councilmember Jon Willey, Cupertino Councilmember Kitty Moore,  Cupertino Councilmember Hung Wei

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Pictured from left to right:

Cupertino Mayor Darcy Paul, Kelly Tung

Administrative Team
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Lourdes Diaz

Secretary General

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Selina Yang

Voluteer Director

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Kaavya Ahuja

Recruiting Director

Outreach Team
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Mira Wagner

Outreach Director

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Nikita Swaminathan

Outreach Director

Ambassador Team
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Adrienne Ferguson

Ambassador Director

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Clarabelle Wang

Ambassador Director

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Catherine Sun

Ambassador Director

Event Team
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Reeya Sawhney

Event Director

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Amber Yao

Event Director

Editorial Team
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Juliet Shearin

Editorial Director

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Crystal Cheng

Editorial Director

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Zehra Naqvi

Editorial Director

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Amberle Lim

Staff Editor

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Marina Garrido

Staff Editor

Creative Team
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Stephanie Zhao

Creative Director

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Alicia Lee

Creative Director

Marketing Team
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Amanda Wong

Marketing Director

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Clara Takahashi

Marketing Director

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Lindsey Tang

Marketing Director

Communications Team
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Jasmine Varma

Communications Director

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Rishita Madhdhipatla

Communications Director

Technology Team
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Jay Yeung

Technology Director

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Avishi Trivedi

Technology Director