Contact Us

General inquiries: (530) 823-4670

11521 Blocker Drive, Suite 205
Auburn, CA 95603


Executive Officer

Chief Deputy Executive Officer

Deputy Executive Officer, Administration

Field Operations & Grants Division Chief

Policy & Outreach Division Chief

Funding and Partnership Services

The SNC has dedicated Area Representatives for each county in our service area. Contact your county’s representative to discuss grants, funding, and partnership opportunities.

Modoc, Siskiyou, Trinity, and Shasta Counties

Tuli Potts
Phone: (530) 906-4161

Lassen, Plumas, Tehama, and Butte Counties

Kristy Hoffman
Phone: (530) 906-5188

Sierra, Yuba, Nevada, and Placer Counties

Chris Dallas
Phone: (530) 718-0250

El Dorado, Alpine, Mono, and Inyo Counties

Matt Driscoll
Phone: (760) 636-8296

Amador, Calaveras, Tuolumne, and Mariposa Counties

Michael Pickard
Phone: (209) 814-5668

Madera, Fresno, Tulare, and Kern Counties

Ben Barry
Phone: (760) 223-5841

Field Operations Manager

For general grant inquiries or to discuss region-wide projects:

Luke Hunt
Phone: (530) 906-6092

Additional Services


Phone: (530) 823-4670

If you have difficulty accessing any material on our website, please contact us and we will correct the problem or work to provide the information in an alternative format.

Board Liaison


Business Services

Amanda Grant
Phone: (530) 906-0251

We are actively seeking state certified Small Business and DVBE owners within our service area to provide goods and services for our programs. It’s easy for eligible businesses to become certified as a Small Business or DVBE.

If you are looking for information about grant and funding opportunities, please contact your county’s SNC Area Representative.

Contracts and Procurements

Employment and Volunteer Opportunities

Geurrine Bean
Phone: (530) 906-6934

The Sierra Nevada Conservancy advertises job opportunities on CalHR’s CalCareers website, as well as the SNC’s Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram accounts. For additional information on state employment, please visit How to Apply for a State Job.

If you are interested in volunteering with the SNC, please email Geurrine Bean some information about yourself: your background and interests, availability, why you would like to volunteer for the SNC, etc. If you have a resume, please provide that as well. The SNC will try to match the skillset of the volunteer with the needs of the organization.

Grants Program Administration

Information Technology


Service of Process

In lieu of personal service, the Sierra Nevada Conservancy commits to accepting service via a notice of acknowledgment and receipt (CCP section 415.30) for the duration of the state of emergency if the notice and the papers being served are emailed to both and

Media Contact

Public Records Act Request

Tristyn Armstrong
Phone: (530) 721-0018

As a California State government agency, the Sierra Nevada Conservancy maintains records that are often of interest to the public. Under the California Public Records Act, information may be reviewed by the public.

Electronic documents will be provided when available. Otherwise, hard copies will be provided at ten cents per page when documents exceed 30 pages.

Tribal Relations

Tribal Policy

Tribal Liaison

Alex Vance
Phone: (209) 620-4714

Tribal Engagement & Grants Analyst

Waylon Coats
Phone: (209) 347-6647



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