Brian Schmidt

Program Director

Brian Schmidt leads Greenbelt Alliance’s Natural Landscapes and Farms & Ranches Forever initiatives. He guides team development of policy and advocacy to protect our region’s 3.6 million-acre greenbelt of natural and agricultural landscapes.

Prior to joining Greenbelt Alliance, Brian ran an environmental consulting practice and was elected to public office as a director and vice chair of the Santa Clara Valley Water District. An environmental lawyer, Brian’s background include work for Committee for Green Foothills, Earthjustice, and the Natural Resources Defense Council, all in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Brian is a graduate of Stanford Law School and takes every opportunity he can to enjoy the outdoors.

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