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.

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

UC Santa Cruz Natural Reserves





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

Brigid Acuna, Health Educator

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

Dasha Pechurina, Community and Student Organizer, UC Berkeley

Donna Seaward

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 

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

Miho Aida

Raynelle RinoNature-based Coach & Consultant

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

Tree Datar

Victoria Schoenwald