Policy Chair, Resilient Communities Initiative Coalition (RCI)
Bay Area Program Lead, The Environmental Justice Coalition for Water (EJCW)
Nahal Ghoghaie is the Bay Area Program Lead for The Environmental Justice Coalition for Water (EJCW), as well as the Policy Chair for the Bay Area's Resilient Communities Initiative Coalition (RCI). She holds a Master's Degree in Environmental Studies with an emphasis on Tribal Leadership in Watershed Management and Climate Change Adaptation. She has devoted close to a decade to "fostering alliances for a resilient planet" through her roles at the Washington State Department of Natural Resources, Earth Economics, Sound Ecosystems (her private consultancy), The California Resiliency Alliance, Alameda County Waste Management Authority, and now with EJCW and RCI. Nahal leads EJCW's work as the Bay Area Proposition 1 Disadvantaged Community Involvement Program administrator, and serves as an Advisory Committee member for the San Francisco Bay Restoration Authority. Nahal looks forward to bringing her knowledge and experience in equitable community engagement to the RbD research design planning process.