• Lisa Micheli, PhD

    PhD, UC Berkeley (Energy and Resources) MS, UC Berkeley (Civil Engineering, Environmental Water Resources) MPhil, Cambridge University, King’s College (History and Philosophy of Science) AB, Harvard College (History and Science) Dr. Micheli joined…


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  • Lorez Bailey

    Bio coming soon…


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  • Julie A. Kawahara

    Julie Kawahara has dedicated her life to the public sector, focusing on government, educational institutions and nonprofit service organizations that support individuals and communities to thrive.  She has over…


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  • Lisa Carreño

    Lisa brings a wealth of experience in nonprofit leadership. At Pepperwood she will bring a focus on how our resilience work intersects with issues of equity and climate justice….


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  • Paul Downey

    Paul Downey has been an investment banker for more than 50 years, advising American and international clients on global financing, mergers and acquisitions. Raised in New England,…


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  • Frank Chong, EdD

    Prior to joining Santa Rosa Junior College as superintendent/president in 2012, Frank served as the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Community Colleges at the United States Department of…


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  • Mark Dwight

    Born and raised in Los Altos, California, Mark Dwight is the founder and owner of Rickshaw Bagworks (rickshawbags.com), a San Francisco-based manufacturer of custom messenger bags, backpacks, briefcases, tote…


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  • Shannon Bennett, PhD

    Dr. Bennett is the Chief of Science and Harry and Diana Hind Dean of Research and Collections. She was the Academy’s first ever Associate Curator…


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  • Kate Ecker

    Kate’s career has focused on working with organizations and individuals to define appropriate goals, devise strategies to accomplish them, and then to successfully implement. Her skill set…


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  • Julianna Graham

    Julianna Graham is Senior Business Development Manager and Market Manager for the North Bay for Wells Fargo Bank. Her banking career spans over 30 years with experience…


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