The following representatives are not affiliated with one of the regional member collaboratives, but are also working to develop the Network.
Chief, Natural Resources Division, California State Parks
Jay Chamberlin is Chief of the Natural Resources Division of California State Parks. He and his team provide overall policy and program direction for natural resources protection and stewardship in the 1.6 million acre State Park System. Prior to working for State Parks, Jay led a habitat mitigation and ecosystem restoration program in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta for the California Department of Water Resources, served as Deputy Assistant Secretary at the California Natural Resources Agency, and developed a private land conservation program for the California Bay Delta Authority. Over the course of his career, he has held other resource-related positions with government and non-profit organizations in California, Oregon, Washington, Alaska and Washington, D.C. Jay grew up in eastern Pennsylvania and earned his bachelor’s degree at UC Berkeley, and his M.S. from the University of Michigan’s School of Natural Resources and Environment. He is an enthusiastic backcountry skier, backpacker, and cyclist.
- California State Parks: Chief, Natural Resources Division
- CA Network: Representative, Working Group Member (Defining Landscape-scale Stewardship)