Group photo of Hive members on Angel Island

The Hive Advisory Council (HAC) is a group of volunteer leaders who serve as Hive ambassadors for the Academy’s mission to explore, explain, and sustain life. This group of engaged individuals plays a vital role in The Hive by assisting with recruitment, fundraising, marketing, and event planning efforts.

Learn more about The Hive.

HAC Leadership

Council Chair: Patrick White
Corporate Partnership Chair: Geoff Kottmeier
Events Chair: Laura Gibble
Membership & Marketing Chair: Tatum Payan
Party After Dark Chair: TBD


2019 HAC Members

Jessica Boualavong
Katina Bush
Taisia Dubinina
Joshua Elkes
Michael Hogue
Amy Kalnoki
Anat Leonard
Quinn Nakayama
Cari Scardina
Lily Zheng

Interested in joining the Hive Advisory Council? Contact