Alhan is leading outreach and engagement with frontline communities in the North County region of Santa Barbara for Conectados 2050/Connected 2050, a project CEC is helping implement for the Santa Barbara County Association of Governments. A Santa Maria native, Alhan spent the last 8 years in Montana, where he earned a B.S. in Biochemistry from the University of Montana in Missoula. He values solidarity and actively works in the areas of racial, economic, and environmental justice. Happy to be back home, he is excited to help CEC and his community connect to form strong bonds and collaborations.