Staff

Staff bios are added when new staffers join the camp.


Directors

Dan Harper

An educator for over 25 years, Dan has been involved with Ecojustice Camp from the beginning. Professionally, Dan is an educator with a focus on social-emotional learning. He has worked as a carpenter and campcraft instructor and is a California Certified Naturalist. Dan on iNaturalist.

Dan enjoys spending time outdoors birding, hiking, camping, and taking photographs.


Lorraine Kostka

Lorraine has been involved with Ecojustice Camp from the beginning. Lorraine has a doctorate in biology, and is also a California Certified Naturalist. Lorraine on iNaturalist. She has worked for Living Classroom, and as a public school teacher.

Lorraine is an avid outdoorsperson, and enjoys camping, hiking, and nature study.


Adult Counselors

Mike Abraham

Mike is an enthusiastic outdoorsperson and master outdoors cook.

He teaches special ed. in the San Jose schools.

He was one of the founders of Ecojustice Camp, and we’re pleased to have him return to staff this year.


Tobi Nielsen

Tobi is an enthusiastic hiker and outdoorsperson.

She teaches middle school in the San Jose schools.

She will be specializing in Outdoor Skills this year.


Jenny Robertson

Jenny is an outdoorsperson, gardener, and former chicken rancher.

She is an experienced educator.

She will be a General Counselor this year.


Amelia Shaw

Amelia loves the outdoors, and has a background in the visual arts.

She graduates this year from Humboldt State with a degree in museum studies.

She will be specializing in Arts and Crafts this year.


Carol Steinfeld

Carol loves the outdoors. She’s a writer specializing in ecological pollution prevention issues.

She will be specializing in Gardening and Ecological Solutions this year.


Junior Counselors

Lucas Abraham, Junior Counselor

Lucas grew up in Ecojustice Camp, and is one of our Outdoors Skills experts. He will be entering his senior year of high school in the fall.


Estelle Girard

Estelle grew up in Ecojustice Camp, and is one of our arts & crafts experts. She graduates high school this year.


Emma Kostka, Junior Counselor

Emma grew up in Ecojustice Camp, and is our Arts and Crafts expert. She graduates high school this year.


Sarah Kostka, Junior Counselor

Sarah grew up in Ecojustice Camp, and is our Games expert. She graduates high school this year.