Belinda Faustinos, Executive Director
Belinda Faustinos is the Executive Director of Nature for All. Prior, Belinda served as the Executive Officer of the San Gabriel and Lower Los Angeles Rivers and Mountains Conservancy (RMC). She was also the Executive Officer of three joint powers entities: the Watershed Conservation Authority, the San Gabriel River Discovery Center Authority and the Los Cerritos Wetlands Authority. She retired from these positions in May of 2011 after 40 years as a California State employee. A native of Southern California, Belinda was born and raised in East Los Angeles, California. She obtained her bachelor’s degree from Pitzer College.
Omar Gomez, Program Manager
Omar Gomez joined Nature For All after serving as the coalition chair. Previously, he worked for the Council of Mexican Federation (COFEM) for 10 years as the Director of Programs and Public Policy, where coordinated the Community Networks program and was the designer of the Civic Promoters Organizing Model that has trained more than 800 community leaders in southern California. He studied Political Science at California State University of Northridge (CSUN) and has more than 17 years of experience organizing the Latino Community in California.
Amy J Wong, Coalition Coordinator
Amy J Wong is the Coalition Coordinator for Nature for All, passionate about environmental justice and public health. Prior to Nature for All, she worked on community health initiatives at Day One, a public health non-profit based in the San Gabriel Valley. As a graduate of the 6th cohort of the Nature for All Leadership Academy, she is committed to connecting low-income communities to parks and open space. Amy is an El Monte native and received her B.A. from UC Berkeley. For fun, she enjoys hiking, biking and exploring new cities and landscapes.
Araceli Hernandez is passionate about environmental justice and access for all, particularly about making real change within her community of San Fernando Valley. Araceli is a graduate of the 11th cohort of the Nature for All Leadership Academy. After graduating from the Leadership Academy, Araceli received an internship with the Kern River Ranger District in Sequoia National Forest, and then the Angeles National Forest, Supervisor’s Office. Araceli received her bachelor’s degree in Social Work.