NSEA Board Members

  Phelps McIlvaine -  President   VP, Director, Portfolio Manager, Saturna Capital   "We are what we leave behind."

Phelps McIlvaine -  President

VP, Director, Portfolio Manager, Saturna Capital

"We are what we leave behind."

  Analiese Burns - Vice President   Habitat and Restoration Manager, Natural Resources City of Bellingham Public Works   "Working with NSEA is my way of creating immediate change. NSEA gives me an opportunity to work with my neighbors to overcome challenges that matter to me."

Analiese Burns - Vice President

Habitat and Restoration Manager, Natural Resources
City of Bellingham Public Works

"Working with NSEA is my way of creating immediate change. NSEA gives me an opportunity to work with my neighbors to overcome challenges that matter to me."

  Christy Bell - Secretary   Bellingham Senior Activity Center Manager, Retired   " Growing up in Whatcom County has given me a great appreciation for the beauty that surrounds us. The Pacific salmon runs play an essential role in our ecosystem and it is our responsibility to ensure they continue to have room to run the rivers and streams. Education is the key. "

Christy Bell - Secretary

Bellingham Senior Activity Center Manager, Retired

" Growing up in Whatcom County has given me a great appreciation for the beauty that surrounds us. The Pacific salmon runs play an essential role in our ecosystem and it is our responsibility to ensure they continue to have room to run the rivers and streams. Education is the key. "

  Shoshana Paige - Treasurer   Senior Deputy Whatcom County Public Defender

Shoshana Paige - Treasurer

Senior Deputy Whatcom County Public Defender

  Mike McRory   Dentist (retired)   "I want a change in culture. Culture changes through education. NSEA changes how people think about the natural world. You can only love what you understand." 

Mike McRory

Dentist (retired)

"I want a change in culture. Culture changes through education. NSEA changes how people think about the natural world. You can only love what you understand." 

  Dorie Belisle   Owner, BelleWood Acres   "NSEA gives me a way to give back to our community for this generation and the the next."

Dorie Belisle

Owner, BelleWood Acres

"NSEA gives me a way to give back to our community for this generation and the the next."

  Jeremy Brown - RFEG Representative   Commercial Fisher   "NSEA is a nitch link in the chain that supports healthy salmon runs in Whatcom County, without which my business is a drift."

Jeremy Brown - RFEG Representative

Commercial Fisher

"NSEA is a nitch link in the chain that supports healthy salmon runs in Whatcom County, without which my business is a drift."

  Michelle Smith - Board Member   ERM- Partner, Future Astronomer    "One of my favorite aspects about NSEA isn’t specifically what they bring to salmon, but what they bring to our community.  NSEA manages to build bridges with community members and providing an inspiring opportunity for children, parents, farmers, fisherman, educators, businesses, nonprofit organizations, and the public to collaborate on a shared mission of restoring life."

Michelle Smith - Board Member

ERM- Partner, Future Astronomer

"One of my favorite aspects about NSEA isn’t specifically what they bring to salmon, but what they bring to our community.  NSEA manages to build bridges with community members and providing an inspiring opportunity for children, parents, farmers, fisherman, educators, businesses, nonprofit organizations, and the public to collaborate on a shared mission of restoring life."

  Joe Dozal   Investigator at Whatcom County Public Defender

Joe Dozal

Investigator at Whatcom County Public Defender

  Don Hunger   Executive Director , Community Boating Center

Don Hunger

Executive Director , Community Boating Center

  Rose Ann Featherston   Visual Artist, Graphic Designer, Mediator

Rose Ann Featherston

Visual Artist, Graphic Designer, Mediator

  Mike Stoner    Environmental Director, Port of Bellingham (retired)    "NSEA is creating a legacy of habitat restoration and community connections.  Great people, fun work, tangible results.  Sign me up!"

Mike Stoner

Environmental Director, Port of Bellingham (retired)

 "NSEA is creating a legacy of habitat restoration and community connections.  Great people, fun work, tangible results.  Sign me up!"

  Dave Beatty - WRIA-1 Representative    Professor of Zoology (retired)  "I am dedicated to supporting NSEA, with my time and financially, because, as a member of the local community, we have a responsibility to ensure that the natural resources, for example salmon, and the healthy environment upon which these resources depend will be robust now and in the future".

Dave Beatty - WRIA-1 Representative

Professor of Zoology (retired)

"I am dedicated to supporting NSEA, with my time and financially, because, as a member of the local community, we have a responsibility to ensure that the natural resources, for example salmon, and the healthy environment upon which these resources depend will be robust now and in the future".