Dr. Pippa Drennan
Dr. Pippa Drennan grew up in South Africa and earned her PhD from University of KwaZulu-Natal with a specialty in mangrove/estuarine biology. She is on the faculty at Loyola Marymount University and teaches plant biology and ecology, frequently involving her LMU students in special projects at Ballona Wetlands. She has served as a botany consultant for the Friends for the past 6 years and Board Member since 2001. Dr. Drennan also enjoys nature photography and she and her family travel worldwide.