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30 Oct 2023

Welcome to our new Board Members!

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CCLT is pleased to welcome two new Board Members: Noelle Chambers, the Vice President of Conservation at Peninsula Open Space Trust, and Paul Ringgold, the Chief Program Officer at Save the Redwoods League. Welcome, Noelle and Paul!

Noelle grew up on the San Francisco Peninsula and holds a Master’s of Environmental Management degree from Duke University. She has worked for land trusts for over twenty years and has served on several boards for organizations including TOGETHER Bay Area, Blossom Birth, and Friends of the Santa Clara Valley Habitat Agency. During her time at TOGETHER Bay Area, Noelle held several roles including Treasurer, Finance Committee lead, and Executive Committee member. She currently serves as the Board President of Friends of the Santa Clara Valley Habitat Agency. Noelle will be joining CCLT’s Finance Committee.


Paul is a forester by training and worked as a staff forester and then as natural resources research center director with the University of Washington. He holds a Master of Forest Science degree from Yale University. After returning to his home state of California, Paul worked for Peninsula Open Space Trust as a Director and then Vice President of Land Stewardship before joining Save the Redwoods League. He has served on the Advisory Committee and Board of the Bay Area Open Space Council, including as Board Chair, and served on the Technical Advisory Committee for the development of the Conservation Lands Network tool. Paul will be joining CCLT’s Policy Committee.