Every day, Sustainable Conservation’s committed staff members advance solutions to benefit California’s environment, businesses, and communities.


Leah Katz Ahmadi
Donor Relations Manager

Ladi Asgill
Senior Project Manager

Susanna Aulbach
Grants and Contracts Administrator

Ashley Boren
Executive Director

John Cardoza
Project Manager

Robyn Carliss
Creative Specialist

Joe Choperena
Senior Project Manager

Christopher Crawford
Project Associate

Amanda Dyson
Donor Relations and Events Coordinator

Ryan Flaherty
Director of Business Partnerships

Katie Haldeman
Regulatory Research Analyst

Christa Harader
Grant Writer

Martha Henderson
Director of Development

Alex Karolyi
Marketing and Communications Director

Eric Lee
Science Research Analyst

Jane Lew
Staff Accountant

Erika Lovejoy
Associate Director of Restoration on Private Lands

Kelli McCune
Senior Project Manager

Jan Merryweather
Senior Project Manager

Mana Mostatabi
Digital Marketing and Communications Strategist

Dr. Daniel Mountjoy
Director of Resource Stewardship

Teresa Parker
Director of Foundation and Corporate Relations

Cristina Reis de Araujo

Erik Schmidt
Senior Conservation Strategist

Pamela Sergio
Director of Human Resources and Administration

Susan Sheeran
Development and Communications Associate

J. Stacey Sullivan
Policy Director

Bill Taylor
Office Coordinator


DESIGN: Vicki Valentine


Home Depot + PlantRight
Main photo: The Home Depot
Pink muhly grass: Monrovia®

Water in the Bank
Both photos: Scott Sills

Worms for Clean Water
Main photo and Joe Choperena profile photo: Paolo Vescia

Breath of Fresh Air
Main photo: Mikel Winemiller

Inviting Salmon Home
Main photo and slide show photos: Paolo Vescia
Restoration progress photo: Kris Timken

Accelerating Restoration
Main photo: Frans Lanting