Andrea Wogsland began her term on the board of Southwest Wetlands Interpretive Association in 2015. With over 16 years of experience in her field, Andrea has served as the Development Director for Return to Freedom, Wild Horse Conservation, a national nonprofit organization, since 2016 based in Santa Barbara county. Her article, “Environment, Meet Design” was published in the 2018 sustainability issue of the Design Management Review. Her talk, “Design Thinking in Conservation” was given at Design Management Institute’s Design Leadership conference in 2018. Dedicated to the community of Imperial Beach its surroundings, she supported the development of a business plan for the now incorporated SunCoast Market co-op which has over 260 owners. In 2016 she received an award for her contributions to restoration projects from Earth Discovery Institute. While living in San Francisco, she joined The Nature Conservancy’s philanthropy department. As a result of performing conservation planning services for an 166 acre equestrian facility and watershed property, she founded consulting firm, Design Management Services, in 2012 which conducts strategic design planning for environmental projects. The firm is a Project Partner with Southwest Strategies LLC, a top Public Affairs firm in California. Andrea worked in New York for six years with a conservation driven investing firm where she managed the activities of the Nassau Land Trust, a non profit operating the closest organic farm to New York City. Andrea attended Parsons the New School for Design in New York City for Business Administration in Design & Management. On her days away, she enjoys sharing her love of the outdoors with others.