Carol Vander Meer
Carol has more than 25 years of experience working in natural resource conservation, environmental education, community outreach and nonprofit management. She served as the Executive Director of Friends of the Dunes from 1996-2015, where she helped develop the Bay to Dunes School Education Program and the Humboldt Coastal Nature Center. As a consultant, Carol taught Introduction to Grant Writing, facilitated strategic planning for several local nonprofits and played a lead role in developing the Humboldt Bay Trail Fund. Carol has B.A. and M.S in Biology and is a graduate of the Cascadia Leadership Training program.