BlueGreen Alliance | Sam Appel

Sam Appel

CALIFORNIA STATE MANAGER

PHONE: 914-450-1853  ·   SEND AN EMAIL

Sam manages the BlueGreen team in California, overseeing the development and implementation of BGA California campaigns across transportation, buildings, industry, energy, and climate investment policy areas. Sam represents BGA before California public agencies and the state legislature and manages the California BGA table.

Sam holds a Master’s in Urban and Regional Planning from UCLA. His capstone at UCLA, the Community Scholars Program, launched his interest in California climate justice policy, bringing together labor groups (ILWU, IBT, Warehouse Workers United) and EJ organizations (CBE, EYCEJ) to analyze policies for transforming the goods movement system.