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Executive Director

The AEOE Board of Directors is pleased to announce that after 64 years as a solely volunteer-run organization, AEOE has hired Estrella Risinger as the Executive Director of AEOE. Starting part-time in January 2019, Estrella partners with the AEOE Board of Directors to expand our program offerings and educational opportunities, and increase the impact of environmental education within our state.

Estrella started her career in the classroom, with summers spent exploring California and connecting youth to the natural world as an outdoor educator. Most recently, she has served as NatureBridge’s National Education Manager and has worked within NatureBridge as an education coordinator, teacher trainer, grant writer, and communications strategist.

Please contact Estrella with any questions at director@aeoe.org.