Susan Stephenson, Executive Director
Susan oversees The Regeneration Project and California Interfaith Power and Light. Susan has over twelve years experience developing and implementing issue-advocacy and electoral campaigns for environmental and other public interest organizations. Prior to joining The Regeneration Project, she served as vice president of the Oakland-based campaign consulting firm The Next Generation. Beginning in 1999, she organized and coordinated the California Global Warming Campaign, which implemented a proactive strategy resulting in several landmark legislative victories. She has been involved with California Interfaith Power and Light since its inception in 2000. Susan received a B.A. in English Literature from the University of North Carolina.
The Rev. Will Scott, Program Director
The Rev. Will Scott is an ordained minister with over 10 years of experience working in multicultural and interfaith contexts, serving large and small congregations in both urban and suburban settings. Most recently as Vicar of St. Cyprian’s Church in San Francisco, Will’s leadership inspired greater neighborhood engagement, energy efficiency, and collaborative partnerships. He is a graduate of Bard College at Simon’s Rock and holds a M.Div. from Virginia Theological Seminary. As part of an interfaith marriage and a family with diverse religious and spiritual practices, he is committed to emboldening the witness of people and communities of all faiths for a healthier planet.
Allis Druffel, Southern California Outreach Director
Allis joined CIPL in 2009 as Southern California Outreach Director. She brings with her a wealth of experience working in the faith community, having been Director of Community Services for Holy Family Church in South Pasadena. She is former chair of the Los Angeles Archdiocese Office of Justice and Peace, and is active with their Creation Sustainability Ministry. Allis is a classical singer and holds a Master in Vocal Performance from the University of Maryland, as well as a Master degree in Pastoral Ministries from Santa Clara University. In addition to climate change work, she enjoys her post as choir director and song leader at Pasadena Christian Church.
Jacob Kraybill, Outreach & Communications Associate
Jacob Kraybill is the Outreach and Communications Associate for California Interfaith Power & Light. He has five years experience working in nonprofits in a variety of fields including healthcare, food justice, and climate change. He comes to CIPL from Lancaster General Health in Lancaster, Pennsylvania where he was the Content, Marketing and Web Consultant. This year Jacob is volunteering at IPL through the Mennonite Voluntary Service program. He has a degree in Global Studies from Lesley University in Cambridge, Massachusetts. In his free time, Jacob enjoys cooking, dancing, hiking, playing the spoons and going on microadventures in the Bay area.