Meet the Team

Val Z. Schull

Water Equity and Ocean ProgramDirector

Val Z. Schull (elle | they/them) is the Water Equity and Ocean Program
Director at GreenLatinos. In this role, they advocate for policies
that champion equitable access and conservation of both fresh- and
salt-water systems.

Val is a first generation Chicane raised in the Valle de San Joaquín
of California. Their interest in water systems stemmed from growing up
in a farmworker comunidad near the San Joaquín River. They hold a PhD
and MS in agricultural engineering from Purdue University and a BS
double majoring in Biological Engineering and Natural Resources from
Cornell University. They enjoy gardening, powerlifting, and listening
to podcasts and audiobooks.