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CSEA Bylaws

CSEA Conflict of Interest & Ethics Policy

CSEA IRS Determination Letter

CSEA Articles of Incorporation

CSEA Meeting Minutes

 CSEA Founding History 

California Society of Environmental Analysts (CSEA) was founded in 2018 by Carolyn Ruttan and Will Evans in  Lower Lake, California. Since it's founding, the CSEA board has evolved to include a number of industry professionals and scientists.


In February of 2020, Carolyn Ruttan attended the 2020 Forum on Environmental Accreditation in Newport Beach, California and hosted our first meeting. Since our founding, our Board of Directors has expanded to include: 

Carolyn Ruttan - Founding Director

Rachel Van Exel - Vice President, Co-Founder

Stacey Fry - Secretary
Katie Payne - Treasurer
​Robert Benz - Director

Christine Sotelo - Ex Officio

Jacquelyn Parsons - Webmaster

Click here to learn more about our Board of Directors.


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