Laura Edwards, Executive Director
805.434.0396 ext 119
Laura came to the RCD in August 2011 from Washington State. Laura has a unique blend of professional experience in sustainable agriculture, Low Impact Development (LID), marketing, event planning and non-profit leadership. She has a proven track record for aligning diverse stakeholders for common goals and growing small businesses.
Jillian Cole, Project Engineer
805.434.0396 ext 116
Jillian began volunteering with the RCD in September 2011 and joined our team as a Project Engineer shortly after. Jillian has a civil engineering background and came to us from an engineering firm in Upstate New York. Her experience is focused in water and wastewater management.
Kelly Gleason, Ag and Natural Resource Planner
805.434.0396 ext 121
Kelly worked as a Planner at the City of Atascadero and joined our team as the Ag and Natural Resource Planner in 2013. She graduated from Cal Poly with a degree in Architecture, focusing in sustainable environments. Her focus is on permitting, project management, and policy planning.