For the past four years, Brian has been Wildlife Director of Asia for Wildlife Works Carbon. Before joining WWC, Brian was Chief Executive Officer for Red Panda Network, an international NGO committed to supporting red panda in the wild. He has also taught Environmental Studies at San Jose State University, and worked in Guatemala with the Peace Corps.
Brian holds a BS in Decision Science and Management of Informational Systems from George Mason University, and an MS in Environmental Studies from San Jose State University
In 2012, Ellie retired from her full time career teaching, working on anti-oppression/social justice initiatives, and running leadership programs for students at UC Berkeley’s School of Public Health – and has had more time for gardening, wilderness, earth-based Jewish community, her god-children, dogs, yoga, dancing, and volunteer activities. Ellie also organizes global adventure travel trips; recent trips have included Bhutan, Southeast Asia, Patagonia and Ecuador.
Julie is a Certified Co-Active Coach and has a bachelor’s degree in environmental policy and ecology from the University of Michigan’s School of Natural Resources. She spends a lot of time doing yoga and wandering through the East Bay hills.
Leah holds a BA from UC San Diego and an MS from University of Michigan. An alum of the Adamah Fellowship (Summer 2004) and long-time Wilderness Torah participant, Leah takes great pleasure in digging in the soil alongside her family and jumping in the ocean.
Thank You To Our Past Board Members:
Adrienne Gembala (SF Fed 2016-17 Board Fellow)