Our Team

Meet the gang.

Hallie Jones

Hallie Jones

Executive Director
Hallie was born and raised in Laguna Canyon. After a brief stint in Washington DC, she relocated to Los Angeles and spent almost... Read more

Theresa Karasek

Development Manager
Theresa grew up in St. Louis, Missouri. A love of nature and a drive to preserve it led her to the University of California, Santa Barbara... Read more
Alan Kaufmann

Alan Kaufmann

Restoration Program Director
Alan grew up on the move, living in Maryland, Virginia, Michigan, and California. He attended Pomona College, earning a B.A. in Geology... Read more
Matthew Sutton

Paula Olson

Outreach Manager
Growing up in the coastal hills of Southern California has given Paula a deep love and respect for the land, the ocean and animals... Read more
Guine Breeding

Guine Breeding

Administrative Director
Guine holds degrees in classical theater and classical music. She has achieved awards for both office administration and... Read more
Guine Breeding

Josie Bennett

Restoration Coordinator
Josie is a field biologist with experience implementing habitat restoration and monitoring at various sites in Orange County... Read more