Jesus works to increase understanding of California's native flora by developing programs that promote the use of locally native and regionally appropriate plants throughout Tataviam homelands.
Through the TLC, Lucia is working to recover ancestral homelands, preserve historically and culturally significant landscapes, and develop education and cultural awareness programs.
Richard’s believes that through the TLC's efforts, Tataviam land will be restored so future generations can gain wisdom from the many lessons that nature holds.
Alan was raised to be proud of his Native American heritage and take pride in being a positive role model and a respected Elder.
A tribal descendent of the Santa Ynez band of Chumash Indians who champions for the preservation and protection of ancestral lands.
Laurie is an instrumental part of the TLC Board, volunteering her time to create a sustainable organization that will protect Tataviam land for future generations.
Sarah’s love for the land and the Tribe began with her parents, who instilled in their daughters a deep love for natural and historic resources, and the importance of public service.