Cindy Polite Kamm

Cindy Polite Kamm, Mill Valley, CA, Environmental conservation through education has been the focus of Cindy Kamm's career. For the past twelve years she has worked for The National Audubon Society at their Richardson Bay Sanctuary located in Tiburon, California as an Environmental Educator. She has also served as the Director of Fund Raising, the Deputy Director and Sanctuary Director. While at Audubon, her natural history studies led her to travel extensively both as a student and as an Audubon Tour Naturalist. Her tours have included Europe; the Mediterranean; the Okavango Delta of Botswana; South Africa; the Galapagos Islands; the Amazonian rainforests of Equator; Mexico; the Yucatan Peninsula; Canada's Inland Passage; Glacier Bay Alaska and most recently the Archipelago of Palau, Micronesia. She is a board member for the "Sea Training Institute", an organization that teaches Elementary and High School children San Francisco Bay Ecology and navigation on board sailing vessels, and for " The River Of Words", and a group that works to connect children to their environments through poetry. Cindy serves on the executive committee of The Greenwood School; an elementary school located in Mill Valley, which she helped to found. Before working for National Audubon Society, she worked as a Biological Consultant for various firms including The Nature Conservancy. Her undergraduate training as a wildlife biologist was in the Rocky Mountains at Colorado College. Currently, Cindy works as a freelance natural science teacher, and is enjoying raising two wonderful daughters.