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Staff & Board


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

Bartshe Miller

Bartshe Miller

Eastern Sierra Policy Director

(760) 647-6595, ext. 121

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

Arya Degenhardt

Communications Director

(760) 647-6595, ext. 111

Anna Christensen

Anna Christensen

Operations & Philanthropy Director

(760) 647-6595, ext. 112

Ryan Garrett

Ryan Garrett

Education Program Manager

(760) 647-6595, ext. 113

Leslie Redman

Leslie Redman

Membership Coordinator

(760) 647-6595, ext. 128

Greg Reis

Greg Reis

Information & Restoration Specialist

(760) 647-6595, ext. 141

Robbie Di Paolo

Robbie Di Paolo

Restoration Field Technician

(760) 647-6595, ext. 122

Betsy Reifsnider

Betsy Reifsnider

Sacramento Policy Associate

Maureen McGlinchy

Maureen McGlinchy

Hydrology Modeling & Membership Specialist

(760) 647-6595, ext. 127

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

Head shot of Herley Jim Bowling smiling at the camera.

Herley Jim Bowling

Los Angeles Education Coordinator

Head shot of Elin Ljung at Mono Lake.

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

Ellen King

Ellen King

Policy Library Coordinator

(760) 647-6595, ext. 123

Lily Pastel smiling while hiking in a rocky desert landscape.

Lily Pastel

Information Center & Bookstore Manager

(760) 647-6595, ext. 130

Head shot of Donnette Huselton.

Donnette Huselton


(760) 647-6595, ext. 144

Alyx Miller

Alyx Miller

Facilities Superintendent

(760) 647-6595

Seasonal Staff

Seasonal Staff

Project Specialists: Mara Krista Plato, Bree Salazar
Info Center & Bookstore Assistants: Liv Chambers, Teri Tracy
Canoe Coordinator: Juniper Bishop
Mono Lake Interns: Lupin Amstutz, Autumn Stock, Fiona Travers, Kenna Williamson

(760) 647-6595

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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