CNPS Staff

Saving and celebrating California’s native plants

CNPS Executive Director Dan Gluesenkamp helps plant a native plant garden.

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Christopher Brown

Administrative Assistant

Jennifer Buck-Diaz

Vegetation Ecologist

Alison Colwell

Assistant Rare Plant Botanist

Kate Cooper

Administrative Assistant

Julie Evens

Vegetation Program Director

Stacey Flowerdew

Senior Development Coordinator

Daniel Gluesenkamp

Executive Director

Seth Kauppinen

Assistant Rare Plant Botanist

Kaitlyn Green

Assistant Rare Plant Botanist

Laureen Jenson

Accounting and HR Coordinator

Nick Jensen

Southern California Conservation Analyst

Elizabeth Kubey

Conference Assistant

David Magney

Rare Plant Program Manager

Liv O’Keeffe

Marketing and Communications Director

Becky Reilly

Engagement Strategist

Steven Serkanic

Assistant Rare Plant Botanist

Kendra Sikes

Vegetation Ecologist

Aaron Sims

Rare Plant Botanist

Greg Suba

Conservation Program Director

Kristen Wernick

Outreach Coordinator

Karen Whitestone

Conservation Analyst

Brock Wimberley

Finance and Operations Director

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Toyon covered with red berries.