Our Leadership

John Lane Bio Photo_sJohn Lane
Volunteer Chairman, Cleaner Air Partnership

John Lane has worked for 16 years in the air quality field with the last 13 years at A. Teichert & Son, Inc. Teichert is a 130 year old family run business and is the oldest active construction and construction materials company in California.  John’s role at Teichert is both in air quality permitting and air compliance and also in local, state and federal Land Use entitlement related to Teichert’s mining projects and environmental leadership.  John currently serves on the board of directors for the Sacramento Tree Foundation whose mission, in part, is to improve air quality and community health of the region through thoughtful support of our internationally recognized urban forest.  John is an active member of the Sacramento Metro Chamber of Commerce and represents the region’s air quality and land use initiatives on the annual Capitol-to-Capitol advocacy trip to Washington D.C.  John also serves as environmental committee chair of the California Construction and Industrial Materials Association (CALCIMA).


David L. Modisette
CEO, Breathe California of Sacramento-Emigrant Trails

Dave was unanimously selected by the Board of Directors to be CEO in July of 2017. Dave brings to the position over 25 years of experience as CEO of other non-profit organizations in Sacramento, including the California Electric Transportation Coalition and the California Municipal Utilities Association. Before that, Dave was Project Director of the California Legislature’s Joint Committee on Energy Regulation and the Environment. Dave also worked at the California Energy Commission for 10 years, becoming the Division Chief of the Energy Technologies Development Division, where he managed the Commission’s activities to develop clean, renewable energy resources. Early in his career, Dave was the Legislative Director for a State Assemblyperson. Dave has a Bachelor’s Degree from the University of California, and has lived in the Sacramento area for over 40 years.

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Interim President & CEO, Sacramento Metro Chamber

Darrell currently leads the Sacramento region’s oldest, largest and most influential business organization – and the area’s only chamber of commerce with a regional scope. The Sacramento Metro Chamber has nearly 2,000 members serving the business and economic development needs of Sacramento, El Dorado, Placer, Sutter, Yolo and Yuba counties. Appointed by the California Insurance Commissioner, Darrell currently serves as the Board Chairman of the California Department of Insurance – California Organized Investment Network Advisory Board (COIN). Darrell also serves on the Executive Committee of the Sacramento Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce, Board Director of the Sacramento Entrepreneurship Academy and Board Director of The Community College Foundation.



Meg Arnold
Managing Director, Valley Vision

Meg leads Valley Vision‘s projects in the Clean Economy, as well as in Innovation and Entrepreneurship, in California’s Capital Region.  In addition to Valley Vision’s role managing the region’s Cleaner Air Partnership, its recent other Clean Economy work includes projects such as a Green Communities project with PG&E accelerating local climate action plans into action; the Business Resiliency Initiative, which seeks to improve the resiliency of small businesses in the face of climate change; and a food waste diversion study conducted on behalf of SMUD. Previously, Meg led the CleanStart program while she was CEO at the Sacramento Area Regional Technology Alliance (SARTA), a non-profit working to strengthen technology and entrepreneurship across the region; CleanStart champions the growth and success of clean tech companies in the Capital Region.