Senior Director of Forestry
Marcos Trinidad is the Senior Director of Forestry at TreePeople. He was born and raised in Northeast Los Angeles, where his family has lived for 80 years. Before coming to TreePeople, Marcos was the Center Director at the Audubon Center at Debs Park and Laist Studios Podcast host for Human/Nature.
For two decades, Marcos has advanced equity, diversity and inclusion in the environmental movement, including co-directing LA’s Environmental Professionals of Color chapter. Through that work, Marcos promoted and sponsored forums for people of color working in environmentally-related careers. He was recognized by the North American Association for Environmental Education as the recipient of the Rosa Parks and Grace Lee Boggs Award for his leadership in environmental justice, education and advocacy. Marcos’ formal education is in geology and anthropology. In his free time, Marcos loves to go bird watching with his two children, Paloma and Bija along the Los Angeles River.
Beverly Hills, CA 90210