Our Staff

Learn more about our dedicated staff

Amy Lewin

Communications Director
"Do what you can, with what you've got, where you are." - Bill Widener, via Theodore Roosevelt

Andrea Durbin

Executive Director
Make a difference with your life. Do your best and sleep well at night.

Anessa Lewis

Database Associate Clerk
Today you are You, that is truer than true. There is no one alive who is Youer than You.” -Dr. Seuss

Angela Crowley-Koch

Legislative Director
Nothing could be worse than the fear that one had given up too soon, and left one unexpended effort that might have saved the world.” Jane Addams

Bao Bao

Top dog
More treats, please

Candace Horter

Deputy Director of Development & Communications
Raised in the Willamette Valley by parents who had an ongoing love affair ...

Chris Hagerbaumer

Deputy Director
About Chris She also leads the organization's transportation policy efforts...

Christen Fulk

Major Gifts Officer
“I don’t want to get to the end of my life and find that I just lived the length of it. I want to have lived the width of it as well.” - Diane Ackerman

Colin Price

Project Consultant: Market Innovation
It’s said that crisis precipitates change. Let’s not wait. Change can happen now

Dave Palmer

Encore Photography and Videography Fellow
"If you can’t explain it simply, you don’t understand it well enough." - Albert Einstein

Devon Downeysmith

Project Consultant: Climate Communications
If you work really hard and you're kind, amazing things will happen." - Conan O'Brien

Jana Gastellum

Program Director, Climate
Is it me, or is it getting hot in here?

Jen Coleman

Health Communications & Outreach Director
Art is whatever makes you proud to be human." -Amiri Baraka

JR Ralston

Financial Manager
Go Ducks!

Karen Lewotsky

Rural Partnerships Director
There’s no place like home.

Karen Roberti

Office & Events Manager
Experience is not what happens to you; it's what you do with what happens to you." -Aldous Huxley

Kevin Kasowski

Director of Foundations and Corporate Relations
Gratitude is the source of all happiness

Lindsay Benedict

Director of Development Services
About Lindsay Lindsay has been fundraising and helping nonprofits thrive ...

Lori Grant

Program Director, Water
I choose to listen to the river for a while, thinking river thoughts, before joining the night and stars." - Edward Abbey

Melody Martínez

Equity Director
"Human rights and the rights of nature are two names of the same dignity." - Eduardo Galeano


Director of Naps
Sleeping will change your life

Simon Tam

Marketing Director
Apathy is not compatible with love

Sophia Aguilera

Program & Campaign Coordinator
"Young people demand change. They wonder how anyone can claim to be building a better future without thinking of the environmental crisis and the sufferings of the excluded" - Pope Francis

Stacey Malstrom

Water Communications & Outreach Director
When we try to pick out anything by itself, we find it hitched to everything else in the Universe.” –John Muir