The CESP Board of Directors has overall responsibility for the work of CESP. CESP's board members are government officials, environmentalists, and concerned citizens like you. Meet them!

Officers

Sylvia McLaughlin

Emeritus Co-Chair Secretary (1916-2016)

Dwight Steele

Emeritus Co-Chair (1914-2002)

Shirley Dean

President
Shirley Dean started her civic career in the late 1960s by working with Urban ...

Norman La Force

Vice-President
Norman La Force is Vice-President and a founding member of Citizens for East ...

Marge Atkinson

Recording Secretary
Marge Atkinson is the former Mayor and city council member for the City of ...

Alan Carlton

Treasurer
Alan Carlton is a lifelong resident of the East Bay, an avid hiker and biker on ...

Ed Bennett

Co-Treasurer
Ed Bennett is Assistant Treasurer of Citizens for East Shore Parks and has been ...

Board of Directors

Teddi Baggins

Board of Directors
Teddi Baggins is a home CEO and gardener. Teddi has been an active member of ...

Ellen Barth

Board of Directors
Ellen Barth has been a member of local environmental groups for many years, ...

Helen Burke

Board of Directors
A 45-year resident of Berkeley, Helen moved here with her former husband John ...

Lana Martarella

Board of Directors
Lana Martarella is a retired educator in the West Contra Costa Unified School ...

Jeff Inglis

Board of Directors
Born in San Francisco and raised primarily in Berkeley, Jeff Inglis graduated ...

Doris Sloan

Board of Directors
Doris Sloan is a retired Adjunct Professor in the Dept. of Earth and Planetary ...

Tony Sustak

Board of Directors
Tony is a longtime activist, who was recruited to join CESP in 2008, by former ...

Peter H. Weiner

Board of Directors
Peter Weiner is an environmental attorney with a San Francisco law firm. He has ...

Roberta Wyn

Board of Directors
Roberta Wyn is a health policy researcher and data analyst whose work focuses ...

Stephen Granholm

Board of Directors
Steve Granholm, Ph.D., is a wildlife biologist with 30 years of professional ...

Patricia Jones

Board of Directors
Patricia Jones served as Staff and Executive Director for Citizens for East ...

Advisory Board

Robert Lieber

Advisory Board
Robert Lieber is former mayor and council member of Albany is a member of ...

David Lewis

Advisory Board
David Lewis returned to his native Bay Area to lead Save the Bay in 1998, after ...

Mark Liolios

Advisory Board
Aquatic Park Mark Liolios has long been active in improving Berkeley's open ...

Ken Bukowski

Advisory Board
Ken Bukowski has served in the Emeryville City Council since 1987, including ...

Patty Donald

Advisory Board
Patty Donald is a member of the City of Berkeley Shorebird Park staff. In 1979, ...

Arthur Feinstein

Advisory Board
Arthur Feinstein has worked on wetland issues "local, state and federal" for ...

Betty Olds

Advisory Board
A native of Missouri, Betty Olds moved to Berkeley in the mid- 1940s with her ...

Rich Walkling

Advisory Board
Rich Walkling is the CFO for Restoration Design Group in West Berkeley – a ...

Larry Kolb

Advisory Board
Larry Kolb is a civil engineer with a career focus on water. He served for many ...

Advisory Board Elected Officials

Hon. Tom Bates

Advisory Board Elected Official
Hon. Tom Bates Tom Bates has served as Vice-President of Citizens for East ...

Hon. Rochelle Nason

Advisory Board Elected Official
Rochelle Nason served as the Executive Director of League to Save received the ...

Hon. Whitney Dotson

Advisory Board Elected Official
EBRPD Whitney Dotson is a lifelong advocate for preservation of the North ...

Staff

Robert Cheasty

Executive Director

Cameron Wilson

Program Manager

Volunteers

Dorothy Lindheim

Volunteer
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