Below is a growing list of our cross-sector members and partners who are expanding equitable access to the outdoors throughout California.

Organization Members

Our Partners


The following members are entities within larger agencies/organizations that are members of the California Outdoor Engagement Coalition.

Eugene O'Neill National Historic Site (U.S. National Park Service)

John Muir National Historic Site (U.S. National Park Service)

Port Chicago Naval Magazine National Memorial (U.S. National Park Service)

Rosie the Riveter WWII Home Front National Historic Site (U.S. National Park Service)

San Francisco Bay National Wildlife Refuge Complex (U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service)

UC Santa Cruz Natural Reserves





Aaron Wilcher

Abhinaya Pathak

Aiko Yoshino, Assistant Professor, San Francisco State University

Angela Kemsley, MPA Watch Program Coordinator, WILDCOAST

Angelina Horn, SoCal Regional Refuge Partnership Specialist, National Wildlife Refuge Association 

Ann Wellhouse, 10 Tweeters

Anne Dove, National Park Service

Annette Poliwka, Nature Empowerment Life Coach

Annie Burke, Consultant, Producer, Organizer, Creator of The Sun Rises

Archie Smith Jr., Educator & Naturalist, Oakland Unity High School 

Ashley Tirona 

Audree V. Jones-Taylor

Austin McInerny

Ayla Peters

Barbara Rice, Program Manager, Rivers, Trails, and Conservation Assistance (RTCA)


Brian Fulk

Bridget Lillis, Environmental Consultant

Brigid Acuna, Health Educator

Brian Kastl

Brian Teng, Operations Coordinator, Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy

C.N.E. Corbin, PhD Candidate, UC Berkeley

Cameron Abdo, Social Media Producer, SoCal Travels

Camila Quintana Del Carpio

Carol OlsonPrincipal, Basecamp Strategies

Caryl Hart, Ph.D., Vice President, 360 Degrees Productions

Christine Tomlinson, Youth Programs Manager, Wilderness Inquiry

Christopher Whitmore, Director of Policy and Strategy, Office of Richmond Mayor Tom Butt

Cianna Walker-Flom

Colin DixonEducator & Researcher, UC Davis

Cristina Navarro

Dani Reyes-AcostaCEO and Founder, Nomad Creativa Ltd.

Danita Rodriguez, Superintendent, California State Parks

Dasha Pechurina, Community and Student Organizer, UC Berkeley

David Siegenthaler, National Park Service / Institute For Earth Education / Presbyterians For Earth Care

Donna Seaward

Emely Lopez

Emily Harris,  Research Scientist, BSCS Science Learning

Empress Holiday

Erika Delemarre

Estrella Risinger, Executive Director, AEOE

Everett Au, San Diego Foundation

Gabriela Reyes-Acosta, Program Manager, Girl Scouts of Northern California

Gina Cova, cartographer, GIS consultant, and avid hiker in the Bay Area

Gina Fromer, MS, CEO San Francisco Education Fund

Giessell Aguilar 

Ginger Ivey

Hannah Stone, Outdoor Education and Community Member

Heather Kuiper

Ilana Peterson, Graduate Student in Public Health, San Francisco State University 

Janice Kelley, Founder Nature Detectives/Naturalist/Writer

Jen Hopper, Assistant Director Recreation — Outdoor Excusions, UC Riverside 

Jenna Topper

Jennie Pardi, Education Director, NatureBridge

Jennifer Langer, PORTS

Jessica Diaz, Environmental Charter High School

Jon Christensen

joshua eusterbrock

Juan Martinez, Vice President, Children & Nature Network

Juan Miguel Arias, Doctoral Candidate, Stanford University 

Kenji Haroutunian

Kimi Waite, Board Member, California Association for Environmental & Outdoor Education (AEOE)

Kurt Holland, Next Generation Science Standards Transition Advisor and Environmental Literacy Mentor

Leah CallanBoard Member,  California Association for Environmental & Outdoor Education (AEOE)

Lila Higgins, Senior Manager Community Science, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County

Lilian Chou

Liliana Griego, Community Engagement Coordinator, Friends of Los Angeles River

Linda Chilton, Education Program Manager

Linda Stonier

Marcie Shelton

Marley Benshalom, Community Builder, Eco Tour Manager and Guide, Urban Gardening Instructor 

Mary Biasotti, Nonprofit Program Consultant

Mary Bonaparte-Saller, Orange County 4-H Youth Developer Advisor

Mary Duffy, Outreach & Education Biologist, Earth Discovery Institute

Michael Kisgen, Legal and Policy Coordinator, UC Natural Reserve System
Michelle Squyer, Developer, Candlestick Point State Recreation Area
Michele Whiteaker,

Miho Aida

Nathan Uchtmann

Nia Rivers

Noe Gudino

Noel Heim, Outreach Educator & Research Scientist, Stanford University Department of Geological Sciences 

Patrick Johnston, Outdoor Recreation Planner, Rivers, Trails, and Conservation Assistance (RTCA)

Rachel Pringle

Ramon Sudbeck, FEMA 

Ray Murray, Chief, Partnerships Program, National Park Service

Raynelle RinoNature-based Coach & Consultant

Rebecca Au

Robin Binaoro, Seed Collection Ecologist, Golden Gate NAtional Parks Conservancy

Rocio Centeno

Rowena Kamo

Ryan Mayeda, Outdoor Education Director, Pathfinder Ranch

Sarah Reed, Environmental Scientist & Educator, Point Reyes National Seashore Association

Scout Leonard,  FoodCorps Service Member

Shaila Kotadia, STEM Planning Director, Division of Equity & Inclusion, UC Berkeley

Sonja Gomez

Sri Lekha Srinivasan

Stephanie Harris, NatureBridge

Taylor Jang

Tom Drake, Science Teacher, California Association for Environmental and Outdoor Education

Tom Scannell 

Tracey Weiss

Tree Datar

Vanida Ngeam, The Energy Coalition

Victoria Schoenwald

Wendy Gorton, Author of "50 Hikes with Kids"

Yonit Yogev,  MES

Zach Pine, Create With Nature

Zoe Ziegler