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Darla Guenzler, Ph.D

Executive Director

Guenzler has worked in the land conservation field for nearly twenty years, and her leadership is recognized throughout the state and nation.  In 2005, she founded the California Council of Land Trusts, a statewide association of nonprofit land … Read more

Roopak Bhatt

Roopak Bhatt

Stewardship Technician

Roopak Bhatt joined Wildlife Heritage Foundation in the Fall of 2022. Originally from Los Angeles, he attended UCLA and graduated with a Bachelor of Science in General Biology in 2012. Since graduation, Roopak has worked several wildlife jobs … Read more

Trisha Honey

Trisha Honey

Senior Accountant

Trisha has worked in the accounting field for 20+ years but is the newest member of Wildlife Heritage Foundation. She is a graduate of California State University, East Bay (Hayward) with a Bachelor of Science in Business Management/Accounting … Read more

Kim Spillane

Kim Spillane

Project Assistant

Kim Spillane joined Wildlife Heritage Foundation in October 2021 as a Project Assistant. In June 2021, she received a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Studies with a minor in Political Science from the University of Oregon. During Kim’s … Read more

Kelly Velasco

Associate Director

Kelly Velasco has worked in the California land trust community for nearly a decade. As Associate Director, she is responsible for cultivating and maintaining relationships with WHF’s public agency and statewide community partners, assisting with the Foundation’s … Read more