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Committees

JASPER RIDGE ADVISORY COMMITTEE

A committee of Stanford faculty and graduate students that provides high-level guidance on strategy and policy.

  • CHRIS FIELD (Chair)
    Biology and Environmental Earth System Science
  • NICOLE ARDOIN
    School of Education
  • RODOLFO DIRZO 
    Biology
  • STEPHEN A. FELT
    Comparative Medicine
  • EMILY FRANCIS
    Graduate Student, Earth System Science
  • DAVID FREYBERG
    Civil and Environmental Engineering
  • TADASHI FUKAMI
    Biology
  • ERIN MORDECAI
    Biology
  • KABIR PEAY
    Biology
  • AARON STRONG
    Graduate Student, IPER
  • PAULA WEILANDER
    Earth System Science
  • NONA CHIARELLO
    Ex-officio, Jasper Ridge
  • TONY BARNOSKY
    Ex-officio, Jasper Ridge

JASPER RIDGE COORDINATING COMMITTEE

The JRCC is composed of individuals from Stanford and non-Stanford organizations representing the broad range of groups the preserve interacts with and provides advice and guidance to the executive director on significant management challenges facing the preserve.

  • JULIE ANDERSON
    Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District
  • LEONIE BATKIN 
    Stanford Real Estate Operations
  • ANGELA BERNHEISEL
    California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection
  • RICK DEBENEDETTI
    Woodside Trail Club
  • DENISE ENEA
    Woodside Fire Protection District
  • JERRY HEARN
    Acterra and Jasper Ridge docent
  • JEAN MCCOWN 
    Stanford University Government/Community Relations
  • BETSY MORGENTHALER
    Jasper Ridge docent
  • TRISH MULVEY 
    Palo Alto Community Volunteer
  • ELLEN NATESAN 
    San Francisco Water Department
  • DIANE RENSHAW 
    Jasper Ridge docent
  • JEANNE SEDGWICK 
    Neighbor and Jasper Ridge docent
  • JOEL SILVERMAN 
    Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District
  • JESSICA SHORS 
    San Francisco Water Department
  • DAVID SMERNOFF 
    Acterra
  • MATTHEW TIEWS 
    Executive Director of Arts Programs H&S Dean’s Office
  • SALLY TOMLINSON
    Environmental Volunteers
  • SUSAN WITEBSKY
    SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory
  • ERIC WRIGHT 
    Senior University Counsel
  • TOM ZIGTERMAN 
    Stanford University Water Resources & Civil Infrastructure