Get To Know Central Group Chair, Barbara Hensleigh

  • Posted on 11 July 2022
  • By Juliet Fang, Communications Volunteer
Barbara Hensleigh is the chair of the Sierra Club Angeles Chapter’s Central Group, encompassing the area of West Hollywood through East Los Angeles, from Griffith Park through South Los Angeles, and several Gateway cities. She enjoys spending her time backpacking and volunteering. 
Describe your background prior to joining the Angeles Chapter. 

Volunteer Spotlight - Liliana Griego

  • Posted on 25 August 2020
  • By Jonathan Howard
In recent months we’ve highlighted voices in the Sierra Club working to educate and enlist the next generation of environmental advocates and activists. This month we’re shining the spotlight on Angeles Chapter budding star, Liliana Griego. A Wilderness Travel Course (WTC) graduate, Forest Committee Volunteer, and ExCom member-at-large, she is committed to the Sierra Club’s mission and working to create a more influential and inclusive Angeles Chapter.

SoCal Spotlight: Louise Fleming

  • Posted on 20 December 2019
  • By mmendez
Louise Fleming is a New York native that is now known in LA as Sierra Club’s Angeles Chapter Volunteer Coordinator. Her dedication to helping the Chapter thrive is so important and without her, so many people would not know how to participate in club opportunities!

Volunteer Spotlight - Will McWhinney

  • Posted on 22 October 2019
  • By Krystal Ruiz
Lover of all things nature, William McWhinney is well known in the Angeles Chapter for leading a series of beginner hikes and connecting people with the outdoors.

Why I Joined The Water Committee

  • Posted on 30 June 2011
  • By James Gross

One of my reasons for joining the Angeles Chapters Water Committee has to do with a strong interest in water Since Southern California is at best a semi-arid region, I hold water conservation to be highly important. I have lived my life only in the South Bay, Santa Barbara and Las Vegas. Therefore, all I know is a near (or outright) desert environment, and places that have a habit of importing and wasting water. In the Water Committee, the lesson preached is conservation is the best way to go, since our imported water is not guaranteed. An.