Austin joined SRT in September, 2020 as Land Stewardship Associate after serving nearly three years as a Consulting Utility Forester to PG&E and Southern California Edison. Prior to that, he served as an AmeriCorps Member in the Stormwater Program at the City of Salinas in California. He is a graduate of Cal State Monterey Bay with a B.A. in Environmental Studies. Additionally, he studied abroad in Chile for one year at the noted Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso. In his free time you can find Austin shopping at the farmer's market, dancing, or gaming with his friends online.