Our Advisory Board

Natural History & Sustainability has assembled an advisory board of 23 professionals from 18 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:


-Anne Bremer (, The Watershed Project

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

-Eric Simons (, Bay Nature

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

-Dennis Danielson (, Retired, Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District

-Casey Dexter-Lee (, California State Parks (Angel Island State Park)

-Mackenzie Segraves ( and Clara Wallace, Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy

-Lydia Swann (, City of Oakland Public Works

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

-Eric Lichtwardt (, LSA Associates

-Charlie Onorati (, Save the Bay

-Linda Peters (, Environmental Science Associates

-Sibella Kraus (, Sustainable Agriculture Education

-Alejandro Abalos (, All Power Labs

-Haleh Zandi (, Planting Justice

-Steven Addison (, Civicorps