Board of Directors


President: Linnea Hanson, Plumas National Forest (retired)
Board member since 2006

Vice President: Samantha Hillaire, Garcia and Associates
Board member since 2008

Treasurer: Gail Kuenster, California Department of Water Resources (retired)
Board member since 2006

Secretary: Barbara Castro, California Department of Water Resources (retired)
Board member since 2006


Kerry Byrne (since 2020), Humboldt State University

Russell Huddleston (since 2020), Applied Technology and Science

Lawrence Janeway (since 2006), California State University, Chico, Chico State Herbarium

Kristen Kaczynski (since 2019), California State University, Chico

Julie Kierstead Nelson (since 2015), USFS, Shasta Trinity National Forest

Jason Sexton, (since 2017), University of California, Merced

Teresa Sholars (since 2016), College of the Redwoods (Professor Emeritus)

Daria Snider (since 2011), Madrone Ecological Consulting, LLC

Jane Van Susteren (since 2014), California Department of Water Resources

Past board members

Colby Boggs (2006-2008), North State Resources, Inc.

Robin Fallscheer (2006-2011), California Department of Fish and Game

Forest Gauna (2006-2008), Modoc National Forest

Matt Guilliams (2011-2017), Santa Barbara Botanic Garden

Brett Hall (2014-2020), University of California, Santa Cruz, Arboretum

Christine Hantelman (2006-2011), consulting botanist

Jessica Hammond (2011-2016), consulting botanist

Chris Ivey (2008-2014), CSU Chico

Chase Lentz (2011-2015), Bureau of Land Management

Jenny Marr (2006-2011), California Department of Fish and Game

Kristina Schierenbeck (2006-2008), California State University, Chico

Rob Schlising (2006-2018), California State University, Chico (retired)

Joseph Silveira (2006-2014), U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

Genevieve Walden (2018-2020), California Department of Food and Agriculture

Karen Wiese (2006-2011), Tahoe National Forest

Mike Williams (2008-2014), Butte College

Jenn Yost (2014-2019), Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo



NCB By-Laws (amended August 2018)