Executive Staff

REACH US BY PHONE: 415-868-9244
John Petersen, Executive Director, ext. 304
   email: [email protected]
Julia Clothier, Chief Operating Officer, ext. 301
   email: [email protected]
Gary Schick, Chief Financial Officer, ext. 126
   email: [email protected]
Jennifer Spangler, Administrative Assistant, ext. 315
   email: [email protected]
Erika Obedzinski, Board Liaison, ext. 121
   email: [email protected]


Education, Conservation Science & Stewardship, by Preserve


BOUVERIE PRESERVE | 707-938-4554
Nancy Trbovich, Preserve Manager, ext. 306
   email: [email protected]
Jacqueline Levy, Education Program Manager, ext. 310
   email: [email protected]
Jennifer Potts, Resource Ecologist, ext. 305
   email: [email protected]
Kurt Heffernon, Land Steward, **ext. 306
   email: [email protected]
Jared Jacobs, Land Steward, **ext. 306
   email: [email protected]
Susie Allen, M.F.K. Fisher Last House Program Coordinator, ext. 316
   email: [email protected]

CYPRESS GROVE RESEARCH CENTER | 415-663-8203
Nils Warnock, Ph.D., Director of Conservation Science, ext. 403
   email: [email protected]
Barbara Wechsberg, Preserve Manager, ext. 125
   email: [email protected]
Emiko Condeso, Ecologist/GIS Specialist, ext. 401
   email: [email protected]
Scott Jennings, Avian Ecologist, ext. 404
   email: [email protected]
David Lumpkin, Avian Ecologist, ext. 103
   email: [email protected]

MARTIN GRIFFIN PRESERVE | 415-868-9244
Gwen Heistand, Preserve Manager & Resident Biologist, ext. 118
   email: [email protected]
Natasha Lekach, Education Program Manager, ext. 116
   email: [email protected]
Catie Clune, Education Specialist, ext. 116
   email: [email protected]
Henry Inman, Resource Ecologist, ext. 102
   email: [email protected]
Steve Trivelpiece, Land Steward, **ext.118
   email: [email protected]

MODINI PRESERVE | 707-431-8184
Michelle Cooper, Resident Biologist/Preserve Manager, ext. 107
   email: [email protected]
Julianne Bradbury, Resource Ecologist, ext. 504
    email: [email protected]
Tomas Ruiz, Land Steward, **ext. 107
   email: [email protected]
Kyle Doron, Land Steward, **ext.107
   email: [email protected]


Fire Forward

REACH US BY PHONE: 707-938-4554 ext. 313
Sasha Berleman, Ph.D., Director, Fire Forward, 707-732-1586
    email: [email protected]
Brian Peterson, Fire Ecologist, **313
   email: [email protected]
Garrett Gradillas, Prescribed Fire Project Coordinator, **313
   email: [email protected]


Living with Lions

REACH US BY PHONE: 707-938-4554 ext. 308
Quinton Martins, Ph.D., Director, Living with Lions, 707-721-6560 or ext. 308
   email: [email protected]
Liz Martins, Education Coordinator, Living with Lions, **ext. 308
   email: [email protected]
Kate Remsen, Trail Camera Project Coordinator, Living with Lions, **ext. 308
   email: [email protected]


Development and Communications

REACH US BY PHONE: 415-868-9244
Naomi Sultana Young, Director of Philanthropy, ext. 311
   email: [email protected]
Susie Allen, Events Manager, ext. 316
   email: [email protected]
Wendy Coy, Communications Manager, ext. 123
   email: [email protected]
Marie Fox, Grants Manager, ext. 312
   email: [email protected]
Jennifer Newman, Associate Director of Philanthropy, ext. 119
   email: [email protected]
Erika Obedzinski, Development and Communications Associate, ext. 121
   email: [email protected]

**no phone extension, please leave a message with preserve/program manager.