Dr. Ana M. Alvarez

Board Secretary, Science Advisory Committee Member

The Deputy General Manager of East Bay Regional Parks District, Dr. Ana M. Alvarez comes with exceptional experience as a public service executive with over 27 years of proven organizational management and leadership practice in local and regional government with a strong track record in placed based solutions positioning urban parks and open space as green infrastructure.  Dr. Alvarez has led successful strategic priorities and initiatives, drawing from multiple professional disciplines in a collaborative approach with meaningful community engagement. Inspired by challenges and opportunities, Dr. Alvarez has delivered award-winning and nationally recognized parks, programs, and capital development of community facilities, always with a strong public service ethic in the development of livable, healthy, and sustainable communities. Dr. Alvarez is bicultural and bilingual (Spanish/English) with a background on social policy based on the intersectionality of conservation, equity, and inclusion.