Deputy to the Chief Resilience Officer, City and County of San Francisco
Micah is a Senior Project Planner for the City and County of San Francisco and serves as Deputy to San Francisco’s Chief Resilience Officer. In these roles, Micah has a number of responsibilities. Most recently, he assisted the city’s CRO in managing the team responsible for San Francisco's new resilience strategy, Resilient San Francisco: Stronger Today, Stronger Tomorrow. He works extensively on climate change-related policy within the City Administrator's Office and serves on Mayor Edwin M. Lee’s special task force, which recently penned the city’s Sea Level Rise Action Plan. Micah is also the Geographic Information Systems lead inside the Office of Resilience and Recovery.
Micah has been instrumental in San Francisco's Earthquake Safety Implementation Program (ESIP), managing the Soft Story Mandatory Retrofit Program with the Department of Building Inspection. He also represents San Francisco on the Environmental Quality Policy Committee of the California League of Cities and has been a member of the San Francisco Planning and Urban Research Association since 2010. In addition to his responsibilities with the city, Micah is a board member of the largest and oldest LGBT democratic club in the United States.
Micah holds a bachelor’s degree in political science, a master’s in fine arts, and is a 2016 candidate for a master’s in urban planning.