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Tony Arnell, Development Director (he/him)


“Adapt the pace of nature: her secret is patience.”  -Ralph Waldo Emerson



 Emily Berend, Community Event Coordinator (she/her)


"Those who dwell among the beauties and mysteries of the earth are never alone or weary of life." -Rachel Carlson



Peter Brewer, Program Coordinator (he/him)

971- 346-2705

“Be curious, not judgmental.” - Walt Whitman



Kris Carico,  Chief Executive Officer (she/her)


“Don't cry because it's over, smile because it happened.” - Dr. Seuss



Dedie Cameron,  Development Manager (she/her)


"Love is active, not passive. It is our love for one another, for Mother Earth, for our fellow creatures that compels us to act on their behalf." - Laurence Overmire


  V Curbelo, Program Coordinator, (they/them) 


 “Es más bello vivir cantando. // It’s more beautiful to live while singing.” – Celia Cruz



 Hadley DeBree, Senior Development Manager (she/her)


  “What do we wish for? To be whole. To be complete. Wildness reminds us what it means to be human, what we are connected to rather than what we are separate from." Terry Tempest Williams



Larissa Gordon, Communications and Outreach Coordinator (she/her)


"Be honest, be silly, be kind." - Ralph Waldo Emerson



Natalie Hayashibara, Staff Accountant (she/her)


 "Life is uncertain, eat dessert first." - Unknown



  Monica Kelly, Program and Sustainability Manager (she/her)


  "Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted." - William Bruce Cameron



Sara Lister, Finance Director (she/her)


"Love is so exquisitely elusive. It cannot be bought, cannot be badgered, cannot be hijacked. It is available only in one rare form: as the natural response of a healthy mind and healthy heart." - Eknath Easwaran 


Dave Lowe, Program Manager, (he/him)


"Never does nature say one thing and wisdom another" -Juvenal



 Taylor Neitzke, Program Director (she/her)


 “The only way of discovering the limits of the possible is to venture a little way past them into the impossible.” – Arthur C. Clarke



Jaclyn Sisto-Lopez, Community Engagement Manager (she/her/ella)


"They tried to bury us, they didn’t know we were seeds/ Quisieron enterrarnos, pero no sabían que éramos semillas" -Mexican Proverb 



  Jonathon Whitesell, Executive Assistant (he/him)

  971- 319-4503 

  "Go out in the world and [mess] it up beautifully… Horrify us with new ideas. Outrage outdated critics… It’s time to get busy. It’s your turn to cause trouble…” – John Waters 


  Aleksandra Evert, Community Event Coordinator (she/her)

   971- 346-2708 

   "Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better.” – Albert Einstein


2000 SW 1st Ave
Suite 400
Portland, OR 97201
Tax Id #93-0579286