Bill Quinn became the Vice President of CCEEB in June 1995. Mr. Quinn represents the interest of the Council in numerous public forums. His responsibilities include policy leadership, program oversight, and membership development. Mr. Quinn also manages CCEEB’s South Coast Air Project that focuses its efforts in finding creative solutions to Southern California’s air quality problems. The Project was highly instrumental in the development and implementation of the South Coast Air Quality Management District’s emissions trading program, know as RECLAIM, as well as several other emission credit programs designed to reduce emissions in the most efficient manner possible. Under Mr. Quinn’s leadership, the Project continues to focus on emission trading as well as other programs designed to offer effective means to achieve the basin’s air quality goals.
Prior to joining CCEEB, Mr. Quinn spent 15 years in the energy and utility industries managing environmental issues. During this period of time, he worked closely with others to help negotiate the language for many of California’s key environmental statutes.
Mr. Quinn is a graduate of the California State University, Los Angeles with postgraduate environmental certificates from the University of California, Irvine.