Kaivalya Robinson

Communications Associate

Kaivalya (Kai) Robinson grew up in Richmond, CA and Reed Island British Columbia. He is currently communications student at Camosum College. He loves hiking, being fit and active and has an interest in agriculture, social justice and spending way too much time reading fantasy novels.

Eric Gonzalez

Security Team

D’Angelo Patrick

Security Team

Isaac Resendiz

Fund Development Associate

Isaac Resendiz (they/he) is a Latine person born and raised in the Bay Area. They started working at Urban Tilth at the beginning of 2023, with a background in development, writing, event coordination, and education programming. As someone who grew up in Richmond and San Pablo, Isaac was originally drawn to Urban Tilth due to their commitment to strengthening the connection between the people and the land. Isaac has a strong sense of optimism and hopes to use their values of self-determination, community strength, and cultural knowledge to help transform our work and contribute to creating a thriving community that we all deserve.

Outside of work, Isaac loves to spend time growing their knowledge both as a La Raza student and in their own personal study of their historical roots, playing guitar with their band Jume, spending quality time with their loved ones, and connecting with nature.

Elizabeth Perez


Michael Bauer

Operations and Facilities Manager

Contact: Michael@urabntilth.org

Ashley Johnson

Human Resources Manager

Ashley Johnson is a Richmond Ca native who began her Human resources career 6 years ago after noticing the unfair acts in the workplace, before joining Urban Tilth Ashley worked in many non-profits helping the young, old, physically, and mentally disabled get the care they needed. She joined Urban Tilth in August 2022. She is a proud Richmond girl dedicated to Richmond’s growth and development!

Andrew Wizig

Assistant Bookkeeper

Andrew grew up in Richmond and have lived there for most of his life. Andrew lived a very active lifestyle growing up, playing hockey and other sports. He joined the Urban Tilth’s  Summer Youth Apprentice Program when he was in my senior year of high school and instantly loved the organization. Andrew has always been a person who loves to see communities grow and thrive, and working with Urban Tilth has given him a direct link to be able to help that cause in Richmond.

Contact: accounting@urbantilth.org

Christian Parra

Communications Associate

Christian Parra is our new Communication Associate. He says that working at Urban Tilth has been one of the most rewarding experiences he’s ever gotten to be a part of. He is grateful to be part of a place that truly cares for the health and wellbeing of the community it is in. As a resident of Richmond, Christian believes the work that Urban Tilth is doing is essential for the future of this city.

Contact: communications@urbantilth.org

Jaqueline Leal Reyes

Volunteer Coordinator

Jaqueline Leal (she/her) is 21 years old and was born in Oakland CA. She identifies as a Chicana woman, both her parents are from the motherland, Jalisco Mexico. Jacquline’s family migrated here in 1999. She is a 1st generation Mexican-American, a graduate from Richmond High and the youngest in the family. Jackie is one of the Free Farm Stand coordinators and also helps with Farm to Table CSA pack and deliveries. She helps distribute free healthy food to local residents who don’t have access to it and she loves what she does because of the impact and the mission.

Contact: volunteer@urbantilth.org