Finance Manager

A Central Coast local, Mckenna’s passion for the natural world stems from her childhood in Morro Bay where she spent most of her time surfing, fishing, golfing, and exploring the beautiful lands of SLO County. Mckenna graduated on a golf scholarship from CSU Monterey Bay with a B.A. in Psychology in 2013. After college she…

Facilities and Grounds Maintenance Supervisor

Lindsay grew up dividing her time between the Southern California beach town of Encinitas and the wide open spaces of the Northern California town of Placerville. She spent many afternoons exploring the old wagon trails and fire roads on the back of her horse in the north, and hiking the estuaries and beaches in the…

Learning Among the Oaks Teaching Specialist

Anna grew up in Southern California, made her way up to Northern California, and is now excited to be living on the Central Coast. She first experienced the beauty of the area while at UC Santa Barbara, where she double majored in anthropology and English. She started her career as a newspaper editor. After discovering that…

conservation director

Kyle grew up exploring the forests and streams of New Jersey’s Sourland Mountains. He learned to enjoy working on and for the land as a farm hand and with an agricultural non-profit in New Jersey. With the West calling, he moved to California and completed a graduate program at San Diego State University focused on…

Finance Director

Joni Martinez was born in King City, California, but raised in Switzerland where she discovered her love for the outdoors. One of her favorite childhood memories were Sunday family hikes in the beautiful Swiss Alps. She returned to the Central Coast in 2000 where she met her wonderful husband of 12 years and where they…

stewardship director

Jon spent much of his childhood in Clayton, California, a historic coal mining town at the foot of Majestic Mt. Diablo. Growing up exploring Mt. Diablo’s open spaces fueled his passion for the outdoors, being surrounded by nature, and preserving wild places. Jon has a B.S. in Ecology and Systematic Biology from Cal Poly with…

Community Engagement Director

After graduating from Cal Poly in 2012 with a BA in English, Jamie’s passion for sports and the outdoors lead to a career merging her communications experience with recreational programming. Jamie leads our membership and community efforts with over ten years of experience marketing recreational programs in San Luis Obispo County. Jamie grew up across…