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COUNCIL MEMBERS
2016

Corey Goodman (Council Chair)
venBio Partners, LLC
Judith Swain (Council Vice Chair)
National University of Singapore
Lori Bettison-Varga
Natural History Museum
Peter Cowhey
UC San Diego
Dona Crawford
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Jeff Dozier
UC Santa Barbara
Ziyad "Zee" Duron
Harvey Mudd College
Susan Hackwood (Executive Director) CCST
Bryan Hannegan
National Renewable Energy Laboratory
Susan Hubbard
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Michael Kavanaugh
Geosyntec Consultants, Inc.
Regis Kelly
QB3 Institute
Charles Kolstad
Stanford University
Patrick Lee
Sempra Energy
Henry Lester
California Institute of Technology
Terry Lewis
Raytheon Space and Airborne Systems
Jane Long
Climate Strategist
Amber Mace
CCST
Michael Norman
San Diego Supercomputer Center
Prasad Ram
Gooru
Steven Schroeder
UCSF
Linda Dairiki Shortliffe, MD
Stanford University
Soroosh Sorooshian
UC Irvine
Dan Sperling
UC Davis
James L. Sweeney
Stanford University
Joseph Walkush
Science Applications International Corporation
Yulun Wang
InTouch Health
Lori Bettison-Varga

CCST Council Member
Lori Bettison-Varga

President and Director, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County

Dr. Bettison-Varga arrived at the Natural History Family of Museums in October 2015. She oversees NHM in Exposition Park, the La Brea Tar Pits and Museum in Hancock Park, and the William S. Hart Museum in Newhall. Her immediate goals include advancing the outreach and education around urban nature and citizen science, as well as the re-imagining of the La Brea Tar Pits and Museum, where visitors can make connections between Ice Age Los Angeles 50,000 years ago, and climate change today.

A geologist who received her PhD from the University of California, Davis, Dr. Bettison-Varga served six years as President and W.M. Keck Foundation Presidential Chair at Scripps College in Claremont, California. There, she enhanced the visibility of the college, implemented policies to foster greater transparency and community engagement, initiated strategic planning for diversity and sustainability, and inaugurated a comprehensive capital campaign.

She was appointed to the Council in 2017.

Updated 2/15/17
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