Education Director, Save California Salmon
Charley is of the Hupa, Yurok, and Karuk people. He credits his connection to culture, community, and the environment to his academic success. Charley has a Bachelor’s in Native American Studies and a Master’s in Social Sciences from Humboldt State University, where he studied the cultural importance of Spring Chinook salmon to Klamath and Trinity River Indigenous people. Charley hopes to inspire youth and communities through culturally relevant curriculum in public schools.