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Leadership Team

Allentza Michel, urban planning and design, creative placemaking

Allentza is an urban planner, social practice artist and policy researcher with a background in community organizing, educational program design and implementation, and organizational development. She has 17 years of diverse local, national and international experience in the non-profit and public sectors in varying aspects of community development and transportation, arts administration, education and direct human services.

Tiffany Cogell, urban planning, design


Tiffany is an advocate for active transit equity, community organizer, nutrition coach and fitness equity advocate. As a social and racial justice advocate, she is currently designing a resident-led consultancy that fosters co-creation in communities of color for solutions to cultivate capabilities, opportunities for growth, and sustainability toward community metro wide.

Carrie Havey, LEED Fellow, sustainable design


Carrie is a Senior Sustainability Consultant with The Green Engineer. She has been the sustainability consultant on over 50 projects, including: higher education facilities, k-12 schools, healthcare, labs, municipal buildings, and commercial interiors. Carrie has over 23 years of experience, initially working in the fields of urban planning and landscape architecture.  She was a founding member of the Massachusetts Chapter of the USGBC and is currently the chair of USGBC’s Sustainable Sites Technical Advisory Group (SS TAG).


Melissa Alexis, dance, yoga/meditation 


Daniel Callahan, multimedia art & design

Tiffany Cogell, urban planning, design

L’Merchie Frazier, visual art, poetry


Ashleigh Gordon, music


Carrie Havey, sustainable design

Allentza Michel, urban planning and design, creative placemaking

Founding Members

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