Liz O’Donoghue

Liz O’Donoghue is Director of the Sustainable Development Strategy for The Nature Conservancy’s California Program focusing on innovative mitigation approaches, greenprints, sustainable land patterns and transportation policy. She serves on Caltrans’ Policy Advisory Committee, the Bay Area Open Space Council’s Advisory Council and ClimatePlan’s Steering Committee.

Prior to joining the Nature Conservancy, Liz was Strategic Planning Director at Amtrak West; before that she was a legislative assistant for transportation and natural resources policy for U.S. Senator Frank Lautenberg; and prior to that, a policy associate at a consulting firm in New Jersey focusing on environmental, health care and transportation issues. She holds a B.A from Oberlin College and a certificate in Business Administration from U.C. Berkeley Extension.