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Grace Clark

Board of Directors, Vice President

Pronouns: She/Her

Camp Name: Ariel

Grace's Story

Grace “Aerial” Clark (she/ her) is the Vice President of the Pony Barnes Foundation's Board of Directors and has been involved with the Foundation since its inception.  She has over 20 years of experience as an attorney, is a licensed mediator, and currently works as an administrative law judge for the state of California.  

Grace grew up attending Dr. Barnes’ family camp with her family, became a counselor in training as an adolescent, and was hired as a counselor during her college years.  During this time, she formed a close relationship with Dr. Barnes, who became her professional mentor and always gave her treasured advice about balancing career with personal values.  

Grace’s contributions to the Foundation include a deep understanding of Dr. Barnes’ philosophy and a practical sensibility about how to apply her principles while moving forward into changing times.  She lives in Manhattan Beach with her husband, two children, and two dogs.  In her free time, she likes to read, run, and cook.

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