Ann Notthoff — Public Member

Ann Notthoff is the California Advocacy Director of the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) in San Francisco where she has worked since 1981. She directs a broad range of campaigns to promote public health and environmental protection in California and nationally, most recently leading the fights to pass the State’s landmark clean car and global warming bills (AB 1493 and AB 32). Before assuming the director position, Ms. Notthoff’s work at NRDC focused on coastal and marine management issues. She is currently a State Senate appointee to the California Coastal Conservancy and northern vice president of the California League of Conservation Voters. She has held appointed positions on the California State Oil Spill Technical Advisory Committee, the San Francisco Harbor Safety Committee and the CALFED Bay Delta Advisory Council. Ms. Notthoff received her undergraduate degree from the University of Oregon and a Masters of City and Regional Planning from the University of California at Berkeley. She lives with her husband Dwight Holing in Orinda, CA. They have two college age children.

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