Hanna Nielsen serves as the CivicSpark Training & Engagement Resource Coordinator where she will help support trainings, events, curriculum development and member experience statewide. Prior to joining the Service Learning team in 2021 Hanna served as the Central California CivicSpark Regional Coordinator. Previously, Hanna worked as the Education Coordinator for the Humboldt State University Natural History Museum and in various sustainability roles with local government agencies. Additionally, Hanna was part of the launch of the CivicSpark program in 2014-2015 as a CivicSpark Fellow. As a CivicSpark Fellow she designed and piloted a Regional Climate Change Curriculum for schools around Humboldt Bay.
Hanna is looking forward to combining her experience with local policy, environmental education, training, and community engagement in the Resource Coordinator role. Hanna loves spending time in nature and is passionate about protecting the environment, supporting strong wellness and mental health practices, and helping to build resilient and equitable communities.