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.

Peter Tateishi
President & CEO, Sacramento Metro Chamber

Peter 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. Peter believes that clean air is essential to attracting a highly skilled workforce to the region.

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Chief Executive, Valley Vision

Former Intel Corp. executive Bill Mueller took over day-to-day management of the Partnership in 2005 upon Dr. Jude Lamare’s retirement. He is the CEO and Managing Partner of Valley Vision, a regional nonprofit that works to enhance the six-county Sacramento region’s quality of life. Bill served as Intel’s Global Business Systems Manager after managing local public affairs for several California sites. He previously served as Vice President of Public Policy for the Sacramento Metro Chamber and as a public policy consultant and press secretary for elected officials at the state and federal levels.