California Advisory Board

Rebecca V. Barrantes

Rebecca V. Barrantes, Los Angeles, CA, is the founder of The Sierra Group, which provides program management, business development, public relations/marketing, and public affairs services. read more »

Matthew K. Berler

Matthew K. Berler is President, Chief Executive Officer & Portfolio Manager at Osterweis Capital Management. read more »

Robert E. Carlson

Robert Carlson is Senior Counsel of Paul, Hastings, Janofsky & Walker, in its Los Angeles office. read more »

Peter Davis

Emeritus
Peter Davis (Emeritus), Tiburon, CA, was born and raised in London, and served in the Britain's Royal Air Force in World War II. read more »

Brian Ferrall

Brian Ferrall is a business litigation and trial lawyer with Keker & Van Nest in San Francisco, where he has been partner since 1999. read more »

Ayahlushim Getachew

Ayahlushim Getachew is Senior Vice President at Thomas Properties Group (TPG). read more »

Madelyn Glickfeld

Madelyn Glickfeld, Los Angeles, CA, is the UCLA, Assistant Director for Outreach and Strategic Initiatives, Institute of the Environment (IoE). read more »

Shepard Harris

Shepard ‘Shep’ Harris is a recent transfer from the east to west coast. He is currently Vice President of Investments at UBS Financial Services, based in their San Francisco office. read more »

Jeffrey C. Hoopes

Co-Chair
Jeff Hoopes is President of Swinerton Incorporated. read more »

Cindy Polite Kamm

Cindy Polite Kamm, Mill Valley, CA, has focused her career on environmental conservation through education. read more »

Robert C. Kirkwood

Robert Kirkwood is a retired director of government and education affairs at Hewlett-Packard Company, and a former attorney with a specialty in land use. read more »

Dan Martin

Dan Martin, San Francisco, CA, is active in land conservation from the Pacific Ocean to Lake Tahoe. read more »

Duncan Mellichamp

Duncan Mellichamp and wife, Suzanne have contributed their efforts to many organizations in the Santa Barbara community. In 2006 they were awarded the Santa Barbara medal, University of California, Santa Barbara’s highest award, for their special contributions to the campus. read more »

Mitch Menzer

Co-Chair
Mitch Menzer is a partner in the Paul Hastings Los Angeles office and a member of the firm’s Global Real Estate Group. read more »

Richard Morrison

Richard Morrison, Lafayette, CA, as Senior Vice President of Bank of America's Environmental Policies and Programs unit prior to his retirement in 1999. read more »

Michael Parish

Michael Parish, San Francisco, CA, is a partner at Lone Tree Properties, LLC a real estate investment firm, and a manager of Hellman Properties, LLC. read more »

Julie Parish

Julie Parish is a landscape architect and community volunteer in San Francisco. read more »

Martin J. Rosen

Martin Rosen was president of the Trust for Public Land from 1978-1997. He was a founding member of TPL's Board of Directors in 1972 and has served as chairman of the board. read more »

Daniel Rosenfeld

Daniel Rosenfeld is Senior Deputy to Los Angeles County Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas, with responsibility for economic development, land use, sustainability and transportation issues. read more »

E. Clement (Clem) Shute Jr.

E. Clement (Clem) Shute Jr., San Francisco, CA, is a founding partner of Shute Mihaly & Weinberger, LLP, a law firm, which specializes in environmental and land use law. read more »

Joan H. Story

Joan H. Story, Oakland, CA, an attorney specializing in commercial real estate transactions, is a partner in the San Francisco office of Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP and a member of the firm's Executive Committee. read more »

F. Jerome Tone

F. Jerome (Jerry) Tone is the principal in a Marin County-based real estate investment company. read more »