Meet our Officers and Directors

Officers

Sarah Allen, Ph.D.
Sarah Allen, Ph.D.
President

Scientist, National Park Service (retired)

Inverness

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Melissa Pitkin
Vice President

Chief of Staff, Point Blue Conservation Science

Healdsburg

Rebecca ‘Beki’ Simon
Rebecca "Beki" Simon
Secretary

Associate Director/Marketing Manager, University of California Press (retired),
ACR Docent

Fairfax

Phillip-Carlsen
Phillip Carlsen
Treasurer

Financial Advisor (retired)
ACR Docent

Santa Rosa

Directors

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Jonathan Becker
Director

Management Consultant, This Team Works

Oakland

Shelana deSilva
Shelana deSilva
Director

Deputy Superintendent of North Coast Redwoods District,
California State Parks

Arcata

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Gwen Heistand
Director

Resident Biologist, Audubon Canyon Ranch (retired)

Woodacre

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Janet Klein
Director

Community Resilience Director,
WRA Environmental Consultants

San Jose

Mike Lynes
Mike Lynes
Director

Public Policy Director, Audubon California

Sacramento

Jim Weigand
Jim Weigand
Director

Ecologist, Bureau of Land Management (retired)

Stewarts Point

Carol Lynn Wood
Carol Lynn Wood
Immediate Past President

Clinical Research Manager, Sutter Community Hospitals (retired)
ACR Docent

Santa Rosa