Lesley Hill has been working for the past two decades focused on making a difference for our flora and fauna in Southern California. She has worked as a wildlife biologist, wetland specialist, and permitting expert in both the government and private sector. The last 12 years of her career has been focused on managing the Environmental Mitigation Program at the Orange County Transportation Authority. Much of her time at work is spent overseeing the management of seven different open space Preserves. Lesley graduated from Fountain Valley High School and then from UCI with a degree in Environmental Analysis and Design and a minor in Global Sustainability. Time outside of work is generally spent with her husband and three teenagers where they are often on a soccer pitch or a volleyball court in Huntington Beach.