- Professor Gordon Frankie, UC Berkeley faculty and founder of the Urban Bee Lab-Madeline Kangas, Xerces Society Pollinator Conservation Specialist
- Laura Deehan, Director, Environment California
- Steve Blackledge, Conservation Program Director, Environment America
- Malia Libby, Save the Bees Campaign Associate, Environment California
State Director, Environment California
Laura directs Environment California's work to tackle global warming, protect the ocean and fight for clean air, clean water, open spaces and a livable planet. Laura stepped into the State Director role in January, 2021 and has been on staff for over twenty years. She has led campaigns to make sure California goes big on offshore wind and to get lead out of school drinking water. As the Environment California Field Director, she worked to get California to go solar, ban single use plastic grocery bags and get on track for 100% clean energy. Laura lives with her family in Richmond, California where she enjoys hiking, yoga and baking.