The RCD is pleased to welcome Chris Coburn as its new Executive Director. Chris is a long time steward of natural resources in Santa Cruz County and brings a wealth of experience to the organization. Chris comes to the RCD after eight years serving the County as a Water Resources Analyst. Prior to that, he was a Water Quality Program Director for the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary. Chris has a degree in Biopsychology from the University of California at Santa Barbara (UCSB) and Masters in Environmental Science and Management from the Bren School of Environmental Science and Management at UCSB. Away from work, Chris enjoys a variety of outdoor sports and chasing after his twin boys.
The Santa Cruz Sentinel published a front page story on the incredible work done by Karen Christensen and the transition to Chris as Executive Director.
Welcome, Chris! We look forward to working with you.