Thank you, Fall Forum Sponsors!

Thank you for sponsoring the 2020 Fall Forum! Because of your support we were able to bring together our members, partners, and community in an innovative way. We are very grateful for your support. And look forward to working together again! 

By the numbers:

310 tickets sold
2,000 visits of the Fall Forum website
4,500 opens of Fall Forum emails


75 different organizations in attendance

In the words of attendees:

“The panels and workshops were engaging, well organized, and thoughtfully moderated. There is a palpable sense of community, unity, and purpose. There weren’t very many missed or wasted moments.”

“I loved the format with social space using Airmeet and the formal sessions themselves. Loved the inspirational opening speakers.”

“I loved connecting with others in my field, exchanging shared experiences, gaining insight and learning about the incredible work they’re accomplishing.”

“Well done! The Fall Forum was a great success. It was:

New faces / new voices
Thought provoking and


Wow. Thank you!”

~ A Fall Forum attendee


Watch the four sessions that you helped make possible:


  • Tribal Vice Chairwoman Monica V. Arellano and Councilwoman Gloria E. Gomez of the Muwekma Ohlone Tribe of the San Francisco Bay Area
  • José González, founder and Director Emeritus of Latino Outdoors
  • Armando Quintero, Director of California State Parks and Recreation


  • Lisa Baldinger, East Bay Regional Park District 
  • Marc Berejka, REI, Inc
  • Melissa Hippard, Santa Clara County Parks 
  • Mira Manickam- Shirley, Brown Girls Surf 
  • Derek Neumann, Santa Clara Valley Open Space Authority 


  • Antonio Alfaro, Valley Water
  • Kellyx Nelson, San Mateo Resource Conservation District (RCD)
  • Marquita “Keta” Price, East Oakland Collective/Brower Dellums Institute for Sustainable Policy Studies
  • Khariyyah Shabazz, Higher Ground


  • Mark Brown, Marin Wildfire Prevention Authority 
  • Margo Robbins (Yurok), Cultural Fire Management Council
  • Assembly Member Eloise Gómez Reyes, 47th District
  • Mike O’Connell, Irvine Ranch Conservancy

Thank you, 2020 Fall Forum Sponsors!

Ecosystem Sponsors

Watershed Sponsors

Park Sponsors

The Fall Forum was a production of: