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David Brunner, Interim Executive Director; Kimberly Cox, Development & Finance Director;  Matthew Nabayan, Communications and Outreach Manager


David Brunner, Interim Executive Director

David was appointed to the CCLT Board of Directors in August 2019 and has agreed to fill in as the CCLT chief executive as we transition.  David comes to this position with significant conservation, policy and financial expertise. He served as the President/Executive Director of the Center for Natural Lands Management for 10 years. Prior to this, he served in multiple capacities at the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation and other conservation organizations.

Email: david@calandtrusts.org


Kimberly Cox, Development & Finance Director

Kimberly joined the CCLT Team in January 2016 with more than twenty-five years of experience in event planning and non-profit fundraising expertise. Her familiarity with the world of charitable giving has enhanced CCLT’s ability to reach out, raise funds and track progress effectively. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Business Management from St. Mary’s College of California. Kimberly’s fiscal and administrational skills have significantly enhanced CCLT’s financial monitoring, tracking and reporting capabilities. Prior to joining CCLT, Kimberly served as Director of Development for the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Sacramento, Director of Development for Child Abuse Prevention Council of San Joaquin, and Director of Major Giving at KVIE-Channel 6 – leading the station’s $5M Capital Campaign for its digital conversion. She has been a longtime member and past board member of California Capital Chapter of Association of Fundraising Professionals and is also involved with the Sacramento chapter of International Association of Women. Kimberly’s passion is traveling, preferably to locations with a beach.

Email: kimberly@calandtrusts.org


Matthew Nabayan, Communications and Outreach Manager

Matthew has earned a Bachelor of Associates degree from Sacramento State University with a major in Public Relations. At CCLT, Matthew has led the growth in social media applications, and expanded the in-house communications and design capacity. The results of this enhanced organizational capacity saves significant time and money by implementing the best digital and electronic communications techniques. An Eagle Scout of the Boy Scouts of America, Matthew has a strong passion for climate change and the preservation of our environment and wildlife. With his passion and experience, he is eager to expand the reach of CCLT and raise awareness of land preservation needs in California and around the world.

Email: matthew@calandtrusts.org