The San Francisco Estuary Institute (SFEI) has announced the appointment of CCST’s CEO Amber Mace, PhD, to their Board of Directors.
An environmental science research institute and a non-profit, non-advocacy environmental science consulting firm, SFEI provides independent, objective science and/or science tools or studies to support landscape-scale land use, water quality and environmental monitoring, planning or policy issues.
Dr. Mace brings more than two decades of leadership experience working at the nexus of science and policy to the appointment, drawing on her extensive background in environmental policy and marine ecology. During her tenure at CCST, Mace has led the organization in providing scientific guidance to the state of California on a range of important issues including disaster resilience and adaptation, climate change, and energy.
The appointment is effective immediately and was shared via SFEI’s fall newsletter.
About the California Council on Science and Technology
The California Council on Science and Technology is a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization established via the California State Legislature — making California’s policies stronger with science and technology since 1988. We engage leading experts in science and technology to advise State policymakers — ensuring that California policy is strengthened and informed by scientific knowledge, research, and innovation.
About the San Francisco Estuary Institute
The San Francisco Estuary Institute (SFEI) is a center of independent environmental science. They were established in 1993 to provide public resource-management agencies and policy makers at all levels of government with sound, objective scientific knowledge for decision making and communications around water quality and San Francisco Estuary management.
Today SFEI and its 75+ staff have become a regional center of excellence that engages citizens and government in innovative science and technology to define and resolve complex local and regional issues between people and nature. Through their Resilient Landscapes, Clean Water, and Environmental Informatics programs, they provide technical assistance and scientific support related to water management, urban sustainability, and ecological resilience to those agencies as well as to NGOs, communities, and business leaders.