Jane launched her environmental career in Michigan at Greenpeace. She continued her westward march and helped defeat a large scale hazardous waste incinerator while working with Greenpeace in Arizona. She landed on the west coast at Greenpeace's San Francisco office where she continued to work for 8 years focusing on grassroots outreach and fundraising. For the last 15 years, Jane has applied her skills in learning and development; helping organizations grow their talent and improve performance. Jane and her husband moved to Richmond 11 years ago and enjoy hiking in nearby Wildcat Canyon. Jane lives in Wildcat Watershed.
Nicholas Christ Construction, Inc.
Annelise traces her watershed enthusiasm to rambles through Mal Paso Canyon, on the Central Coast. She studied English, Forestry, and Conservation & Resource Studies at U.C. Berkeley while an active member, then co-president of the Cal Sailing Team. After working as a manager with Cal Adventures, Annelise pursued her Olympic ambition, earning a spot on the 2003 U.S. Sailing Team. She missed the Olympic Team but gained much logistical and fundraising experience. She currently works for Nicholas Christ Construction, Inc., a green building company in Albany. Annelise lives in the Codornices Creek Watershed.
Scott is the membership manager at Rainforest Action Network (RAN). Scott began his environmental career at Prescott College, and went on to work at Greenpeace for 10 years, raising funds and campaigning against toxic waste facilities. After a stint in journalism at Business 2.0 and Yack.com, Scott has led RAN’s membership department. Scott’s home is in the Strawberry Creek Watershed.
Eric considers the oyster on a daily basis as the Purchasing Manager for Waterbar, a popular San Francisco seafood house with a meticulous commitment to sustainability. In addition to working with food for almost two decades, he spent several years providing marketing and development assistance to the San Diego Humane Society and the Museum of Making Music in Carlsbad, CA. Eric lives with his dog & chickens in the Schoolhouse Creek Watershed.
Sigrid is an independent environmental education consultant. A native of Germany, Sigrid has been calling the Bay Area home for the last 20 years. She has managed and directed programs for a variety of non-profit organizations including Hidden Villa and Save The Bay. Sigrid lives in the Cerrito Creek Watershed.
Patty currently works in the energy field and is passionate about driving progress toward sustainability and conservation in the Bay Area. She holds dual master degrees which underscore her two passions: Natural Resources & Environment and Mechanical Engineering. Patty loves learning about our ecosystems and watersheds, and enjoys bringing her technical expertise to the grassroots level. Patty lives in the Arroyo Dolores Watershed.