I am a water engineer and have enjoyed helping third-world countries improve their water systems. I help the committee with outreach.
I am a retired-ish Disney Imagineer. At any Disney Theme Park you are listening to my work. I love science and building my own research projects.
Don Pierce, MD
I am a retired Kaiser physician, and I have been on this project since the beginning. I coordinate the donations and sponsors.
I have developed and managed programs that help students have a positive introduction into the work world.
I coordinate the communications to school districts. I am a retired pharmacist from CVS in Novato.
I am a former engineer and a current business consultant. I coordinate all the exhibits for the NBSDD.
Stuart Levin, DVM, PhD
I recently retired from the research a
nd development side of the pharmaceutical industry.
I am a retired science teacher and currently a science and environmental education writer and consultant. I coordinate student volunteers.
B. Gabriela Arango
PhD student at UC Berkeley in integrative biology, studying oxidative stress and hypoxia tolerance on sea turtles. Founded Crecer ConCiencia, a nonprofit that seeks to inspire scientific curiosity.
I am a Mom, NUSD Trustee and business professional. I share my parent perspective and provide support to our great team.
Susan Magnone, PhD
I am a former associate school superintendent for Contra Costa County Office of Education.
Outreach and Website
I am the Science Educator at the Buck Institute. I spread the word about the NBSDD through our outreach events.
Carole Bennett, EdD
Past Chair & Advisor
I am the former committee chair for NBSDD. I retired from teaching in the Computer Science Department at Santa Rosa Junior College.