Luke Barnesmoore | Mt. Tam Community Land Trust Board of Trustees member

Luke Barnesmoore


Luke is the Director of Strategy for Front Porch Community Services. In this position Luke leads public affairs, policy, research, marketing & communications, development and growth strategy for the Home Match program. Luke is a member of the Marin County Homeless Policy Steering Committee where he represents the prevention sector and acts as co-Chair of the Older Adult Committee, a community representative on the Marin County Commission on Aging’s Legislative Advocacy and Housing & Transportation committees, a member of the Alameda County Continuum of Care’s Housing Stability and Homelessness prevention committee and as a member of the American Society on Aging’s Equity & Justice Advisory Council. Prior to serving as Director of Strategy for Front Porch Community Services Luke was the Program Director for Home Match Marin and a Case Manager (SEIU 1021) for Larkin Street Youth Services’ Castro Youth Housing Initiative.

Luke completed his B.A. in International Relations at San Francisco State University. Luke completed his M.A. in Human Geography at the University of British Columbia where he also advanced to candidacy in the Human Geography PhD program conducting research on the relationship between ontology and epistemology in urban and regional planning processes. Prior to his nonprofit work Luke held a number of academic positions including Sessional Lecturer and Graduate Teaching Assistant (CUPE 116) in the UBC Department of Geography, co-Director of the UBC Urban Studies Lab and Visiting Scholar in the UC Berkeley Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science. In his free time Luke pursues his passion for philosophy through poetic inquiry into the liminal space between urban and natural landscapes.