San Francisco Environment Department

Mike Sullivan

On May 10, 2018, Mike Sullivan was appointed by Mayor Mark Farrell to the San Francisco Commission on the Environment. He also serves on the San Francisco Urban Forestry Council and served on the San Francisco Recreation and Park Commission from 2007 to 2010.  

Mike has been involved with San Francisco urban forestry for many years. He is the author of Trees of San Francisco, published in a 2nd edition in 2013. He served for many years on the board of directors of Friends of the Urban Forest, including service as board president.  

Mike received his J.D. from the University of Michigan Law School and his B.A. from Williams College. He is a partner at the Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe law firm, where his practice involves representation of startup companies in the technology and cleantech sectors. Mike lives in San Francisco’s Cole Valley neighborhood with his husband Paul and son Joseph.

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Term: August 1, 2019 – July 23, 2023
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