Our Advisory Board

Natural History & Sustainability has assembled an advisory board of 16 professionals from 13 local government agencies, non-profit organizations, and the private sector to provide input on curriculum and job opportunities in the field. Below is a list of our board members:


-Steven Addison (, Civicorps

-Rebecca Au (, The National Park Service

-Anne Bremer (, The Watershed Project

-Steven Currie ( and Virginia Northrup (, East Bay Municipal Utility District

-Eric Lichtwardt (, LSA Associates

-Ann Marie Nemanich ( and Amber Mello (, The Nature Conservancy

-Jim O’Connor (, East Bay Regional Park District

-Charlie Onorati (, Save the Bay

-Linda Peters (, Environmental Science Associates

-Eric Simons (, Bay Nature

-Lydia Swann (, City of Oakland Public Works

-Mackenzie Segraves ( , Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy

-Haleh Zandi (, Planting Justice