Welcome New Board of Trustee Claire Wineman

Posted by on Jul 18, 2013 in Uncategorized | No Comments

Claire Wineman grew up on her family’s cattle ranch in southern San Luis Obispo County.  She got her professional start as a Habitat Restoration Specialist with the Land Conservancy one summer during college.  Claire earned a BS in Environmental Economics and Policy with an emphasis in Environmental Science from UC Berkeley.  She went on to work in international economic development and on technical outreach to Spanish-speaking farmers in Santa Maria.  Claire now serves as the President of the Grower-Shipper Association of Santa Barbara and San Luis Obispo Counties, which represents its members on a variety of issues like labor, land use, and environmental policy.  Claire enjoys eating, traveling, skiing, backpacking, and rock climbing.