Chione Lucina Muñoz Flegal, is a Managing Director at PolicyLink where she leads work to promote social, economic, and environmental equity through policy change. With deep expertise on issues of infrastructure, land use, housing, and environmental policy, Chione has over 20 years of experience building coalitions and leading policy campaigns to improve outcomes for low-income communities and communities of color in California. Prior to joining PolicyLink, Chione managed Latino Issues Forum’s Sustainable Development program and directed the organization’s environmental health and justice work. She has worked as a consultant for organizations in the United States and abroad including CARE International and the Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations.
Chione is the Chair of Housing California’s board of directors and serves as board member for the California EDGE Coalition. She has served on the board of directors for several other non profit organizations and has been a member of the climate justice working group for the California Natural Resources Agency and the AB 32 Environmental Justice Advisory Committee for the Air Resources Board. She holds a master’s degree in city planning and a BS in environmental science, policy, and management from the University of California, Berkeley.