Vicki Moore, President
Vicki Moore has been working in the environmental education field for the last 15 years. She has also recently been a consultant working on policy and legislation to further environmental literacy programs.
Prior and for 12 years, she was the Policy Director for Greenbelt Alliance where she was responsible for regional and local advocacy and coalition building to promote sustainable development and protect the Bay Area's Greenbelt of open space, watersheds, farmland, and parks. Prior she was the Founder and first Director of the San Jose Beautiful Program, a community-based urban beautification program. Ms. Moore is a long-time community volunteer and has served many local school and educational organizations.
She received her B.A degree in Human Biology from Stanford University.
Katrina Morkner, Vice President
Chef Katrina Morkner is an early childhood nutrition consultant, educator and trainer who is dedicated to giving children the life skill of nutrient-dense eating to help them live healthier lives.
She believes that serving foods in their natural forms, cooking these foods with children, and connecting foods to environmental literacy, is one way to help children build healthy food memories. With one million meals behind her, she is a recognized expert on feeding infants, toddlers, preschoolers—and those who care for them.
She has a BA in Communication from SJSU, an AS from the California Culinary Academy and a Master’s in Educational Leadership from Mills College where she created a community-based Obesity Prevention model for the early learning field.
Don Arnold, Secretary
Don Arnold is a retired biologist with experience coordinating teams to achieve their best. Don has worked on local biological conservation issues for over three decades protecting native habitat and landscapes for future generations. He initiated the Santa Clara County Wildlife Corridor Technical Workgroup and continues to lead their efforts.
Now he is joining the effort to bring environmental literacy to every child. Don has a B.S in Natural Resources, University of Michigan and graduate studies in Marine Science at Moss Landing Marine Laboratories, San Jose State University.
As a parent of three, he served as PTA president at the parent participation Village School, in the Campbell Union School District (CUSD) and served on its Science Committee.
Former Mountain View City Council
Foothill DeAnza Board of Trustees
President, California Native Garden Foundation
Executive Director, Mentor Tutor Connection
Los Altos City Council