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Program Director: Kori Nielsen

Kori Nielsen earned her degree in Environmental Management and Protection and a minor in Sustainable Environments from Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo. Throughout her career, she has passionately supported businesses, educational institutions, and nonprofits along the central coast in order to accomplish the common goal of sustainability education and achievement. She started off as a volunteer for the The Santa Barbara County Green Business Program, and worked her way up as the first ever paid intern and Program Assistant before becoming Director. She has also worked for the Central Coast Green Building Council, Sustainable Future, and Cal Poly in San Luis Obispo. Kori is a recipient of a 2022 AASHE Sustainability award, and a diverse assortment of accreditations; most notably: TRUE Advisor, LEED GA, and EcoDistricts AP.


Fun Fact: I have been skydiving, paragliding, and ziplining! Next up, parasailing and jet skiing!


Contact me at:


(805) 729-3472


Goleta Intern: Avigail Litinski

Hi there! My name is Avigail Litinski, and I am a sophomore at the University of California, Santa Barbara studying Environmental Studies and statistics. At the University, I am an active member of many clubs and organizations including the school's Hillel, and work as a RA for Professor Jennifer Martin, assisting her in her Marine Justice research. Hoping to enter the world of corporate sustainability and ethical consumption outreach/research, I know that Green Business Program is an amazing program to support and work with. I am very excited to be a part of such a progressive organization, and know that this will propel me into the world of corporate sustainability!


Contact me at: sbcgreenbizintern@gmail.com