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

Our 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




Aiko Yoshino, Assistant Professor, San Francisco State University

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

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

Brigid Acuna, Health Educator

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

Carol OlsonPrincipal, Basecamp Strategies

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

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

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

Donna Seaward

Empress Holiday

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

Jennie Pardi, Education Director, NatureBridge

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

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

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

Mary Biasotti, Nonprofit Program Consultant

Michael Kisgen, Legal and Policy Coordinator, UC Natural Reserve System

Miho Aida

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

Ray Murray, Chief, Partnerships Program, National Park Service

Raynelle RinoNature-based Coach & Consultant

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

Ryan Mayeda, Outdoor Education Director, Pathfinder Ranch

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

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

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

Tree Datar

Victoria Schoenwald