We celebrated the graduation of our Leadership Academy‘s 12th cohort at LA State Historic Park!

Laura Torres from member organization National Parks Conservation Association (NPCA) served as our emcee, and National Park Service Ranger Kya-Marina Le was our keynote speaker.

Congratulations to graduates Sofia Aleman, Alain Bourgault, Yuhki Fukusumi, Michael Gasbarro, Sally Gee, Joel Glen, Christina Harrington, Erika Martinez, Cristina M. Plemel, Kathy Ramos, Krystle N. Ramos, Alejandra Sandoval, Melina Simonds, and Adrienne Wade.

During the event, we also presented Champion Awards to honor the work of Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda Solis; Helen Hong from Eaton Canyon Nature Center; and the late Brian Velez, a Leadership Academy graduate and BikeSGV employee.

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