Sedrick Mitchell

Deputy Director, Community Engagement at California State Parks

Sedrick Mitchell is the Deputy Director of Community Engagement, for California State Parks. Appointed by Governors Gray Davis, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Edmund G. Brown Jr., and Gavin Newsom, Mr. Mitchell is responsible for overseeing the general operations of the Office of Grants and Local Services, and the Office of Community Involvement. Under Mr. Mitchell’s guidance, California State Parks has become the recognized leader in the development, implementation and management of innovative park grant programs.Prior to joining California State Parks, Mr. Mitchell worked for 15 years with the California Legislature where he served as the District Chief of Staff to State Senator Patrick Johnston and as a Senior Consultant to the Senate Appropriations Committee. Mr. Mitchell is a graduate of California State University, Stanislaus and the California Leadership Institute.He is a past chair and executive board member of the National Association of Outdoor Recreation Liaison Officers and on the executive board of the City Parks Alliance. Mitchell has received numerous awards and honors, including recognition from the California State University System as one of their outstanding Alumni.


Federal Funding Opportunities for Parks: Green Space, Recreation, Trails, and Resiliency

Monday, June 24
2:15 PM - 5:00 PM