Contact 150TH

Host an event

In addition to activities in state parks, local park agencies, historical societies, conservation organizations, schools and communities are encouraged to hold events commemorating the 150th anniversary of the beginning of the parks movement. Please contact your nearest state park or state park district office. You can also email us at:

Use logo

To request a license to use the anniversary logo, please email:
Victoria Yturralde -


To get involved in 150th anniversary activities, please contact the volunteer coordinator at the state park district where you would like to help. See a complete listing here:

If you have ideas or wish to help on a statewide basis, please email:


Donors and sponsors are needed for the many planned events and activities. Most parks have non-profit cooperating associations that fundraise and support park programs. For a list of these groups, see:

In addition, there are statewide organizations that help state parks:

Contribute to the State Parks Protection Fund.

150TH Team:

Anniversary Committee Co-Chairs:
Mike Lynch -
Donna Pozzi -

Yosemite 150th Anniversary Chair:
Kassandra Hardy -

Committee staff:
Ellen Clark -
Laurie Taylor -
Ingrid van Dijk -

Communications Office:
Vicky Waters -
Dennis Weber -

Marketing and Business Development Division:
Doug Neilson -

California State Parks Foundation representative:

Sara Feldman -

State Parks field representatives:
Rich Rozzelle - 
Jess Cooper - 
Steven Ptomey -
Scott Liske -

Office of Grants and Local Services representative:

Jean Lacher -

Division of Boating and Waterways representative:
Denise Peterson -

Acquisition and Development representative:
Steve Watanabe -

Training Section representative:
Chuck Combs -

Office of Historic Preservation representative:
Jenan Saunders -

Off Highway Motor Vehicular Recreation Division representative:
Brian Robertson -

Tourism and local government representatives:
Karin Moss -
Nancy Johnson -

Quilter coordination:
Marcy Brown -

Native Sons of the Golden West representative:
Doug Love -