Dr. Shelley Alden Brooks, At-Large
Shelley holds a Ph.D. in United States history, with an emphasis in environmental history. She is a program coordinator for the California History-Social Science Project, developing professional learning and teaching resources for K–12 teachers. She lectures at UC Davis in US and environmental history, and she sits on the leadership council of the California Environmental Literacy Initiative to advance environmental literacy in the history-social science classroom. Her book, Big Sur: The Making of a Prized California Landscape, was published with University of California Press and won the 2018 Weyerhaeuser Book Award for conservation history.