Currently, Ayako Nagano serves as Secretary of the Board for two 501(c)(3) non-profits – Common Vision, which installs school gardens all across California, and Transition Berkeley, a local Transition Town initiative to bring neighbors together to build a more equitable, sustainable, resilient future for Berkeley. Ayako also serves on the steering committee for the NorCal Community Resilience Network, an organization that plans for community resilience in the age of climate change. Ayako also serves as co-chair of ITRC (International Transformational Resilience Coalition) California, working to build widespread levels of psychological and psycho-social-spiritual resilience for the adversities generated by climate change, and is on the Social Justice Working Group for Transition US. Ayako graduated from UC Berkeley with a B.A. in Legal Studies, received a J.D. from Fordham Law School, and a L.L.M. in Tax from Golden Gate University. She is licensed to practice law in CA and NY, and is Managing Attorney at Midori Law Group, P.C.