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Staff & Board

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We are here to answer your questions about all things Mono Lake! Please try to direct your message to the staff member who seems like the best fit. If you’re not sure, or have a general question, email or call (760) 647-6595.

Geoff McQuilkin

Geoff McQuilkin

Executive Director

(760) 647-6595, ext. 110

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Bartshe Miller

Eastern Sierra Policy Director

(760) 647-6595, ext. 121

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Rose Nelson

Education Director

(760) 647-6595, ext. 113

Arya Harp looking at a life-sized picture of William Mulholland.

Arya Harp

Communications Director

(760) 647-6595, ext. 111

Head shot of Anna Christensen, taken outside near trees and fall colors.

Anna Christensen

Philanthropy Director

(760) 647-6595, ext. 112

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Claire Landowski

Office Director

(760) 647-6595, ext. 120

Ellen King walking, knee-deep, in Rush Creek.

Ellen King

Membership Coordinator

(760) 647-6595, ext. 123

Greg Reis standing in a snowy landscape.

Greg Reis

Information & Restoration Specialist

(760) 647-6595, ext. 141

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Robbie Di Paolo

Restoration Field Technician

(760) 647-6595, ext. 122

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Betsy Reifsnider

Sacramento Policy Associate

Santiago M. Escruceria outside leading a tour in the Mono Basin.

Santiago Escruceria

Outdoor Education Center Manager

(760) 647-6595, ext. 136

Nora Livingston in outdoor guiding gear pointing out a geologic feature on a rock.

Nora Livingston

Lead Naturalist Guide

(760) 647-6595, ext. 135

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Herley Jim Bowling

Los Angeles Education Coordinator

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Elin Ljung

Communications Coordinator

(760) 647-6595, ext. 134

Andrew Youssef standing on a floating piece of ice on a mountain lake with a rainbow Pride flag in his outstreached arms.

Andrew Youssef

Digital Engagement Coordinator

(760) 647-6595, ext. 150

Lily Pastel smiling while hiking in a rocky desert landscape.

Lily Pastel

Information Center & Bookstore Manager

(760) 647-6595, ext. 130

Maureen McGlinchy sitting on a large piece of granite surrounded by Sierra peaks in the background.

Maureen McGlinchy

Hydrology Modeling & Membership Specialist

(760) 647-6595, ext. 127

Bill Lundeen climbing in a mountain.

Bill Lundeen

Facilities Superintendent

Head shot of Donnette Huselton.

Donnette Huselton


(760) 647-6595, ext. 144

Will Hamann

Will Hamann

Mono Lake Intern

(760) 647-6595

Bree Salazar

Bree Salazar

Mono Lake Intern

(760) 647-6595

Trevor Lemings

Trevor Lemings

Mono Lake Intern

(760) 647-6595

Ryan Garrett

Ryan Garrett

Mono Lake Intern

(760) 647-6595

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Board of Directors

Our Board of Directors are concerned citizens from all corners of California, dedicated to the protection and restoration of Mono Lake and public education about smart resource management. They come from diverse backgrounds and professions and provide overall direction and strategic support for implementing the Committee’s mission. The Board meets at least three times a year.

Board Members

Sally Gaines, Mammoth Lakes—Chair

Martha Davis, Nicasio

Sherryl Taylor, Mammoth Lakes

Brent Coeur-Barron—Corporate Counsel

Tom Soto, Santa Monica—Secretary

Vireo Gaines, Bishop

Doug Virtue, San Pedro

David Kanner, Redwood City—Treasurer

Gina Radieve, Sacramento

Kristine Zeigler, Walnut Creek

Directors Emeriti

Helen Green

Ed Grosswiler

Richard Lehman

We’d love to hear from you

 If you’ll be in Lee Vining, drop by our Information Center & Bookstore. Give a call or send an email to any staff member above. You can also contact the Board of Directors by email. Find our mailing and shipping addresses on the Contact Us page.

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