Kriselda Bautista is the Regional Coordinator for the Central Inland region supporting CivicSpark™ fellows as they implement climate change solutions in the Sacramento, Sierra Nevada and San Joaquin Valley areas. With degrees in Urban Studies and Criminology Law and Society from UC Irvine, she followed her continues to work with local governments in planning consciously for the future. A former CivicSpark™ member herself, she is excited to work in this new capacity and strengthen the urban-rural connection.
As a transplant of southern California and wanderer of the world, she has a deep passion for people, places and ideas that strengthen communities. She enjoys adventuring outside in nature, fooding (eating and cooking), laughing and sharing these experiences with new and old friends alike. She also loves days at home with her cat, Peanut.