Group photo of Hive members on Angel Island

The Hive Advisory Council (HAC) is a group of volunteer leaders who serve as Hive ambassadors for the Academy’s mission to regenerate the natural world through science, learning, and collaboration. This group of engaged individuals plays a vital role in The Hive by assisting with recruitment, fundraising, marketing, and event planning efforts.

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HAC Leadership

Council Chair: Patrick White
Corporate Partnership Chair: Geoff Kottmeier
Events Chair: Hannah Ransom
Membership & Marketing Chair: TBD
Party After Dark Chair: TBD


2021 HAC Members

Sahil Bansal
Jessica Boualavong
Katina Bush
Jolie Chan
Praggya Chaturvedi
Amy Kalnoki
Yuxi Lin
Chantielle MacFarlane
Tatum Payan
Lily Zheng

Interested in joining the Hive Advisory Council? Contact