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Craig Wilcox, Business Manager

Craig was born and raised in Seward, Alaska. He traveled to many different countries every summer with his parents who where teachers. From all the traveling, he was able to see and learn about many differing cultures and ways of living with nature. He followed his significant other to Chico in 2007 for her Masters dregree. He recieved his MBA 11 years later with a concentration in Accounting.  With his wife and two adopted children, they run a small homestead in the Sierra Nevada foothills. He has been on the board of directors for VECTORS as well as other Non-profit 501(c)(3)'s. Craig's passions of living with nature comes from his parents, and his wife. He is a constant advocate for Veteran's Rights as his wife is a disabled Army Vet. As his parents were teachers, he pushes for increasing the education of our children, as well as increasing the value of our teachers.


Julia May, RARE Coordinator

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Carol Perkins, Water Policy Advocate
Carol is a local water resource advocate who recently completed her Master’s in Environmental Science with a focus on watersheds and surface and ground water geochemistry. Carol has an interest in sustainable policies and practices in agriculture, landscape, and development as they relate to water conservation and resource protection that drives her efforts over the last seven years as a water resource advocate. Carol has been instrumental in helping shape policy and activities in Butte County more founded in science.  Carol has worked with BEC as an independent contractor since 2008. 




Our team of interns also make up a valuable part of the BEC team each semester.  If you are interested in an internship with BEC, please contact our office or click here to learn more about our internship program and how you can get involved.