As Vice President of Programs, Geoff Kish will lead strategic and operational efforts in all program areas, actively working with the California Department of Parks and Recreation to identify and develop priority projects across the state. Throughout his career, Kish has led partnerships to enhance park conservation across all levels of government, from national park management to the revitalization of community parks. His work has advanced public and private stewardship of parks and has broadened public involvement in conservation efforts. He was most recently the Principal of Ridgeline Management Consulting, where he helped nonprofit organizations create capacity-building strategies. Previously, he served as the Assistant Director of the Downtown Providence Parks Conservancy, the Deputy Director of the Santa Monica Mountains Fund, a Director at the Center for Park Management at the National Parks Conservation Association, and as a Senior Consultant at IBM Global Business Services.