Gabrielle has immense experience and passion for outdoor and environmental education. She is a graduate of Cal Poly Pomona receiving a B.S. in Animal Science. During her time at Cal Poly Pomona, she volunteered as an Animal Educator at the Aquarium of the Pacific and worked at the Native American student center.
Later on, she started working for the Ocean Institute and stayed with them for ten years. Gabrielle was the lead Science Instructor and Outdoor Education Coordinator, taking many students snorkeling and hiking at Catalina Island. She was also the lead Naturalist at the Mary Vagle Nature Center.
Gabrielle currently resides in North San Diego County, where she enjoys trail runs, hiking, beach trips with her three children, singing, and creating art.
She looks forward to contributing her knowledge and passion for environmental education to the Ballona Wetlands Land Trust team.