Program Associate, Environment Program
Elyane Stefanick is a program associate for the Environment Program. Before joining the Foundation, Elyane was the Work Project Coordinator for the Community Restoration Project in Watsonville, CA. There, she supported the director and managed work crews that served at-risk individuals to provide alternatives to incarceration through community and habitat restoration. Elyane also worked with several environmentalists to combat exotic invasive plant communities in Santa Cruz County. Elyane has a B.A. in Environmental Studies from UC Santa Cruz, has done ecological research in California, Belize, and New Zealand, and is an avid outdoorswoman.