Staff

Resident Reserve Director

Mark Readdie 

Contact info:
(831) 667-2543
readdie@ucsc.edu 

Resident Lead Reserve Steward

Sean McStay

Contact Info:
(831) 667-2569
mcstay@ucsc.edu

Resident Reserve Steward

Mackneal Byers

Contact Info:
(831) 667-2157
mbyers@ucsc.edu

Reserve Steward Emeritus

Feynner Arias

Feynner started working at Big Creek as the Reserve Steward in 1988 and retired in 2019. He grew up in the rainforests of southwestern Costa Rica and is an experienced naturalist and research assistant as well as an expert tracker, trail builder, water detector and wood worker.

Contact Info:
(831) 667-0208
feynner@gmail.com

Assistant Steward

Thomas Savoie

Contact Info:
tsavoie@ucsc.edu

Lead Resource Attendant/Weed Management

Nora Grant

Contact Info:
ngrant@ucsc.edu

Resource Attendant/Weed Management

Jasmine Ruvalcaba

Contact Info:
jeruvalc@ucsc.edu