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
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

Theresa Karasek

Operations and Communications Director
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
Paula Olson

Paula Olson

Outreach Director
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

Josie Bennett

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

Sydney Jones

Philanthropy Manager
While Sydney was born in St. Louis, she is pretty much a Cali girl through and through. She attended... Read more
Cameron Davis

Cameron Davis

Outreach Manager
Cameron was born and raised in Laguna Beach and attended Ojai Valley School, where she was immersed in an outdoor education.... Read more
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Adam Verrell

Restoration Coordinator
Adam was born and raised in the great state of Washington. A lifetime of love for the natural world lead him to study Conservation Biology... Read more

Read a tribute to our beloved Guine here.