Our Team

we operate with a team of 25 educators, 3 administrative staff, 4 retail staff, all governed by a board of directors

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Our Staff

Alice Light

Executive Director

A graduate of Yale (BA) and Berkeley (MCP), Alice (she/her) has been in the nonprofit sector for the past decade. With a background in urban planning and community building, she works to build a sustainable organization that can nurture, support and inform new families now and into the future. Her 3 kids keep life full and playful outside of work.

Bobbi Williams

Director of Operations

Bobbi (she/her) has been a part of the NR team since 2006. She is the co-founder the San Francisco Birth and Baby Fair and is a Cuban Salsa Rueda Dance instructor. 

Hannah Rigg

Class Administrator

Hannah offers baby carrying consultations at Natural Resources and has a new found interest in gardening.

Lee Harmon

Floor Manager/Admin

Lee (they/them) is a queer, nonbinary parent from a family of birth-workers and home-birthers. They are passionate about plants and plant medicine, community care, harm reduction and making room for all genders in birth and parenting. 

Danita Mcginnis

Buyer

(She/Her)

Nai Vargas

Floor Staff

Imani Washington

Floor Staff

Our Board of Directors

Lee Burgess

Board President + Attorney/Co-Founder Law School Toolbox LLC




Lee is an attorney, entrepreneur and mom of two kids -- and loves helping other mamas and families feel empowered and educated. 

ERIKA WARREN

Board Vice President, Attorney at Warren Lex LLP

Erika is a litigator and avid reader of cookbooks. Natural Resources was the source of great support and friendships during both of Erika's pregnancies, and taught her everything she knows about babies.

Sue Baelen

Board Secretary + Homebirth Midwife

An avid fan of Natural Resources since 1992, Sue has always been involved in community-building including The NAMES Project AIDS Memorial Quilt and the San Francisco Homebirth Collective. 

SLAVA ZHAKOV

Board Treasurer, CTO at Genesys

A technology leader who wants parents to have access to information and resources during their pregnancy and parenting journey.

Marguax Axelrod

Creative Producer and Designer

Events Industry leader and designer with a passion for cultivating community through engaging and dynamic experiences.

Dr Nicole Glynn

Getzwell Pediatrics

Nicole is a pediatrician at Getzwell Pediatrics and the mother of 2 young girls. 

Gina Gorman

VP of Marketing, Rocksbox

Gina is a marketing professional, mother and explorer in San Francisco. She is passionate about the community and information Natural Resources provides to parents in the Bay Area and beyond.

Meghan Warner

PhD Candidate in Sociology, Stanford University

Meghan studies pregnancy and childbirth decision-making for her dissertation, and she is the mother to a young baby. She’s interested in evidence-based resources for pregnant people and parents.

DR. DHARA THAKAR MEGHANI

Founder of Parentline; Faculty member at USF

A licensed psychologist in California, Dr. Meghani’s clinical expertise and research concerns the promotion of infant and perinatal mental health and family relationships through the design and implementation of accessible, evidence-based interventions aimed to reduce stress, anxiety, and depression during the transition to parenthood.

Ryan Rawson

Senior Software Engineer, Code Next Coach

Ryan is the father of an exuberant 3 year old and is passionate about giving children the space to be what they want to be.

Jodi Winemiller

Nurse Midwife at The Mission Bernal Women's Clinic, CPMC

Jodi is a midwife and mother of twins. She cares deeply about supporting families through pregnancy, childbirth and beyond. 

Irene Viosin

Insights Research Manager

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