Sarah Matsumoto is a Senior Field Representative with the Sierra Club.
Prior to the Sierra Club, Sarah worked for the Endangered Species Coalition for over 8 years, as the field director and western organizer. She is the author of the Citizen’s Guide to the Endangered Species Act. Prior to that, she worked with Defenders of Wildlife's State Wildlife Program, helping state legislators and conservationists pass strong state environmental protections. Sarah is a graduate of Green Corps, the training program for environmental leaders, and is now on the Board of Directors. She has served as a trainer for grassroots organizing for Green Corps and the Campaign Institute.
She started her environmental work as a fundraiser for the Sierra Club and the Washington Public Interest Research Group in Seattle, WA. Her anthropology degree from Pomona College included fieldwork on fisheries in the Klamath basin in California and Oregon. Sarah has lived in California, Oregon, Washington, New Mexico, Utah, Oklahoma, Michigan, Illinois, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Connecticut, and Massachusetts.