Jeanne Wetzel chinn

​​​​​​​Chair of the Sierra Club-Redwood Chapter’s Northern California Forest Committee​​​​​​​

At the Forest Innovation Summit, Jeanne will share her knowledge when it comes to The Complexity of Northern California Forests in Relation to Sustainability, Restoration, and Economic Considerations

Jeanne Wetzel Chinn

Chair of the Sierra Club-Redwood Chapter’s Northern California Forest Committee
Early Career:
SF DA’s Office Consumer Fraud Unit, Legal Secretary, Supervisor
Pettit & Martin Int’l Law Firm – Legal Secretary/Paralegal
Education: M.S. in Environmental Management, USF
  • Work with CA former Secretary of Natural Resources, Huey Johnson, at the Resource Renewal Institute
Facilitator: UN Commission for Sustainable Dev in NYC
Roundtable discussions on the sustainable use of biofuels
The Netherlands – Discussions w/Enviro Ministers of Strategy
Research Sustainable Activities in Countries (TN, NZ, Singapore)
  • CA Dept of Fish and Wildlife, retired
    • Programs: CESA, Natural Community Conservation Planning, Liaison to SFPUC, Timber Conservation Program
Environmental Advocate:
  • Sierra Club Member since 1983
  • Chair, SClub Redwood Chapter’s Northern CA Forest Committee
  • Founder and 1st Chair, Ukiah’s Western Hills Fire Safe Council
  • Member, Statewide Utilities Wildfire Prevention Task Force
  • Member, Sonoma County Forest Conservation Working Group