Hallie Jones

Executive Vice President & Chief Program Officer

Hallie joined The Conservancy team in September 2023, providing strategic development for The Conservancy’s suite of community engagement and advocacy programs, guiding the organization’s work to become a leading convening voice on conservation and issues facing protected lands and waters. She also focuses on the growth and expansion of The Conservancy’s kindergarten-college science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education programs, including the development of a coastal engineering program in partnership with UCI’s Samueli School of Engineering.

With a deep commitment to inspiring people to protect our oceans and open spaces, Hallie has extensive career experience, spending over a decade in marine conservation at Santa Monica-based Heal the Bay before joining Laguna Canyon Foundation as Executive Director in 2013. She also sits on the board of the Natural Communities Coalition, is a member of the Safe Trails Coalition, and serves as an Orange County Parks Commissioner and on the Orange County Parks Trails Subcommittee. She’s proud to support access to bikes for all children as an ambassador for All Kids Bike.

Hallie is an avid hiker, trail runner, and camper. She lives in Laguna with her two children and a Labrador retriever named Atticus and has a lifelong commitment to making our ocean and wild spaces accessible to people from all walks of life, while protecting the very habitats we all love.

Contact: hallie@crystalcove.org

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