Annie Notthoff, California Director of the Natural Resources Defense Council
ANN NOTTHOFF is the California Director of the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) in San Francisco where she has worked since 1982. She directs a broad range of initiatives to promote public health and environmental protection. She was a leader of the successful bipartisan campaign to defeat Prop 23 and defend California’s landmark climate law, AB 32 in 2010. She has led NRDC’s efforts to get many of California’s nationally significant environmental laws enacted including: the Marine Life Protection Act (AB 993 in 1999), the Clean Car bill (AB 1493 in 2002), Global Warming Solutions Act (AB 32 in 2006 and SB 32, AB 197 in 2016), climate and land use (SB 375 in 2008), the package of water policy reforms in 2009, and the Clean Energy and Pollution Reduction Act (SB 350 in 2015). Ms. Notthoff’s early work focused on coastal and marine management issues. She is a board member on the State Coastal Conservancy and was on the board of the California League of Conservation Voters (CLCV) for over 20 years. She has held appointed positions on several state and federal advisory committees. In 2015, Ms. Notthoff was honored to receive a CLCV Northern California Environmental Leadership Award. She has an undergraduate degree from the University of Oregon and a Masters of City and Regional Planning from the University of California at Berkeley. She and her husband Dwight Holing live in Orinda and have two adult children.