Our Board of Directors

Robin Kobaly is a professional biologist with a Master’s Degree in botany. After receiving her Master’s Degree from the University of California Riverside, Robin traveled the world continuing her lifelong fascination with plants, birds and wildlife. She then began a twenty-year career with the Bureau of Land Management as a botanist, wildlife biologist and natural history interpretive specialist teaching school children in both classroom and outdoor education facilities. She has received national acclaim for development and management of a premier environmental education facility and wildlife preserve.

Patricia Twitty is a credentialed life-science teacher who has taught in California for thirty years, has developed science curriculum for the State of California, has been responsible for the selection of science books for the California school system, and was a 2001 nominee for the Disneyland Creativity in Teaching Award. Patricia has received numerous awards for her innovative approach in teaching science.

Justine Toms is the co-founder and co-president of the nationally syndicated public radio network, New Dimensions World Broadcasting Network, and New Dimensions Radio, both projects of the New Dimensions Foundation. She has worked with many of the leading edge thinkers, social innovators and visionaries of our time, incorporating her keen interest in non-traditional education and innovative learning techniques. She is producer of the award-winning radio series, "Deep Ecology for the 21st Century," and "Bioneers: Revolution From The Heart of Nature."





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