Paul Tidwell & Carrie Cloud 

Paul is a ranger, naturalist, educator, professor and union leader in Visalia. Carrie is an avid hiker and animal rights activist who works as a respiratory therapist specializing in the treatment of children in Fresno and in the San Joaquin Valley


 

Roberta Salazar

Leader in the creation of Rio Grande del Norte National Monument, Executive Director and Founder of Rivers & Birds, prior wildlife biologist

                      Local & State Team of Advisors



























   Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed
   citizens can change the world; indeed, it's the only thing that ever has.—Margaret Mead



 

Bridget Kerr

Writer and English professor, advocated for protections of the Merced River Canyon in Yosemite, Sierra Nevada backpacking guide and field science educator

Extending Nature's Reach


Director

 

Bobby Henebry

Assistant to the Chair at Seabridge Investment Advisors,

B.S. in Mechanical Engineering and

M.B.A. from Georgia Tech, Chartered Financial Analyst


George Whitmore

Climber credited with the first ascent of El Capitan with Warren Harding and Wayne Merry in 1958, also a lead advocate in the creation of the Ansel Adams Wilderness


Jeannine Andre

Early Childhood Learning Facilitator, engaging educator, 

photographer, 

and instructor in Mariposa County. 2013 winner of First Five Hero Awards


Paul L. Vasquez

Double-Rainbow, owner of Yosemite Bear Farms in Mariposa, Youtube expert and partner, and spokesman for nature, goodwill and the spirit of Yosemite


Juan Telles

Latino Outdoors Regional Coordinator, California - Central Valley, Modesto City Council Candidate 2013, Avid Outdoor Exerciser, College Student & Leader



Irene Vasquez

Southern Sierra Miwuk & Paiute Tribal Member,  NPS Restoration Work Lead, UCSC Graduate in Environmental Studies


 

Dr. Joe Werne

Senior Research Scientist at NorthWest Research Associates, Ph.D in Physics, provides 

scientific analysis for conservation organizations


Liia Sarjakoski

Senior Technology Partner Manager at Nokia, specializing in Big Data, project management and being a champion mountain biker and trail tester 

 

Lowell Young

President of Yosemite Area Audubon, winner of the Charles H. Callison Award for volunteerism, Audubon's highest national honor 


Peter Drekmeier 

Policy Director at 

Tuolumne River Trust, Former Mayor of Palo Alto, 

Founder of Bay Area
Action (Acterra) with extensive experience in land use initiatives

 

Tim Madden

President of Oakhurst Sierra Sunrise Rotary, former President of Oakhurst and North Fork Chamber of Commerces, Co-founder of Be the Power of One


Robert Gaukel

CFO, CPA & Entrepreneur,

owner of Kitchen Santa Cruz & Bella Chi-Cha, developing our fundraising and marketing campaign 

 National Team of Advisors
























Unite the Parks


Deanna Lynn Wulff

An award-winning author & advocate, with a deep love and commitment to the Sierra Nevada 

formerly, a ranger, a river guide, a tech writer and a reporter