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Shelley Luce, D.Env.
Executive Director

As Executive Director of Environment Now, Shelley Luce is responsible for the strategic direction, development, and day to day operations of the foundation. She works with each of the programs and is the primary contact with the Board of Directors and President.

Prior to coming to Environment Now, Dr. Luce served as Executive Director for both the Santa Monica Bay Restoration Commission and The Bay Foundation. She also previously worked at Heal the Bay as Science and Policy Director.

Dr. Luce has a Doctorate of Environmental Science and Engineering from UCLA (2003) and a B.S. in Biology from McGill University in Montreal, Canada. Her environmental policy expertise includes developing innovative policies and projects for clean water, water conservation, marine protected areas, and wetlands restoration. She has been a key spokesperson for major campaigns supporting open space preservation and alternative energy in California. Dr. Luce advises numerous scientific panels and groups in California and provides presentations and expert testimony on environmental issues to expert and lay audiences alike.

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