Former Chief of Interpretation and Education for the National Park Service returns to the Parks Conservancy where she began her career in the parks
May 1, 2023
The Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy today announced the appointment of Michele Gee as its Deputy Chief Executive Officer.
Yolanda Molette, a Plant Ecologist with a degree in Ecology, Evolution and Systematics, Concentration in Conservation from San Francisco State University, just likes plants!
Philanthropy executive brings more than a decade of experience working at environmental nonprofits
October 11, 2022
The Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy today announced the appointment of Adam Bad Wound as its Chief Development Officer.
San Francisco Business Times
Christine Lehnertz has always held a deep appreciation for the outdoors. The president and CEO of the Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy, which has raised over $624 million since its founding in 1981, has a long career in public service and a deep committment to the Conservancy's mission.
Black Lives Matter—here at the Parks Conservancy, on our public lands and across the nation. We condemn anti-Black racism. Racial injustice and inequities across society have been a part of national systemic discrimination and bias for far too long. They will not be our future.
Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy Executive Katherine Toy Appointed to California State Park and Recreation Commission
May 20, 2020
California Governor Gavin Newsom has appointed Katherine Toy, Executive Vice President of Partnerships and Programs at the Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy, to the State Park and Recreation Commission.
Watch this televised special to learn about the parks’ strong foundations and bright future welcoming all who want to bask in their beauty. Or watch just to enjoy some of that beauty from afar!
Chris Lehnertz was honored with the Fran P. Mainella Award by the Clemson University Institute for Parks in recognition of her long-standing commitment to diversity and inclusion in our nation’s parks.
Park E-Ventures Article
Just talk to the new President & CEO of the Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy for a few minutes. Whether she’s talking about the history embedded in a place like Fort Point or how to inspire park journeys for more people, her passion for parklands shines through.