Jora Fogg

California Associate Program Director

About Jora Fogg

Jora Fogg (she/her) joined CLF in 2022 as California’s Associate Program Director. Jora has nearly two decades of experience working for small conservation non-profits in both the scientific and policy spaces. Most recently, she spent eight years as Policy Director with FGN member Friends of the Inyo. She also serves as a County Planning Commissioner and on the board of the Sierra Nevada Bighorn Sheep Foundation.

Jora is originally from the Pacific Northwest and holds a bachelor’s and master’s degree from the Evergreen State College with a focus in Ornithology. Jora lives and works in the Eastern Sierra where she spends her free time outdoors, enjoying birding, skiing, hiking, and cycling.

“All lands are ancestral lands. I live and work in June Lake, California, the unceded and ancestral lands of the Numu people (northern Paiute) and specifically the Mono Lake Kootzaduka’a who still steward these lands today.”

— Jora Fogg, California Associate Program Director.