Region: Southern California – Water
Project(s): Santa Ana Watershed Project Authority – Disadvantaged Communities Involvement Program
Amanda Schallert is a CivicSpark: Water fellow at the Santa Ana Watershed Project Authority, where she works to involve overburdened communities in planning for water management projects.
Schallert studied atmospheric, oceanic and environmental sciences at UCLA and was the news editor at the school’s student-run paper, the Daily Bruin. After graduating, she covered courts and law firm business in Southern California for the Daily Journal, a legal newspaper.