Nahal Ghoghaie is the Bay Area Program Lead for The Environmental Justice Coalition for Water (EJCW), as well as the Policy Chair for the Bay Area's Resilient Communities Initiative Coalition (RCI). She has devoted almost a decade to, in her own words, "fostering alliances for a resilient planet." Previously, she held positions at the Washington State Department of Natural Resources, Earth Economics, Sound Ecosystems (her private consultancy), The California Resiliency Alliance and Alameda County Waste Management Authority.
Ghoghaje leads EJCW's work as the Bay Area Proposition 1 Disadvantaged Community Involvement Program administrator and serves as an Advisory Committee member for the San Francisco Bay Restoration Authority. She holds an MA in Environmental Studies with an emphasis on Tribal Leadership in Watershed Management and Climate Change Adaptation.