PIC Grant Review Committee

The Partners in Conservation Grant Review Committee reviews all Partners in Conservation (PIC) grant applications and makes funding recommendations to the Board of Directors. The Board has final approval of all grant awards. See the projects awarded funding in 2022.

The Board of Directors appoints the PIC Grant Review Committee. The committee includes individuals from the community with diverse professional backgrounds, lived experience and relevant expertise.

PIC 2022 Grant Review Committee Members

  • Directors: Jim Carlson, Board Member, At-Large 1
  • External Community Members: Bruce Barbarasch, Roy Iwai, Leticia Martinez, Naomi Rodriguez, Jessica Rojas, Eric Rosewall, Nell Tessman, Nicholas Townsend, Stacey Triplett, JoAnn Vrilakas.

Read a short description of the personal and professional backgrounds of our 2022 committee here.

  • Staff: Nancy Hamilton, Executive Director; and Heather Nelson Kent, Grants Manager

After a thorough review of the grant applications, Grant Review Committee members note any conflicts of interest and rank the grants according to criteria reflecting the grant program goals.

The Grant Review Committee will hold two meetings virtually via videoconference and are open to the public. Dates and times for 2023 PIC Grant Review Committee meetings are TBA.