MEET THE NSEA BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Shoshana Paige - President   Senior Deputy - Whatcom County Public Defender  “I treasure the opportunities NSEA has given me to work with others in our community who value the natural beauty and resources we have here in Whatcom County.”

Shoshana Paige - President

Senior Deputy - Whatcom County Public Defender

“I treasure the opportunities NSEA has given me to work with others in our community who value the natural beauty and resources we have here in Whatcom County.”

Analiese Burns - Treasurer   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 - Treasurer

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."

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

Phelps McIlvaine

VP, Director, Portfolio Manager, Saturna Capital

"We are what we leave behind."

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."

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."

Tyson Romanick   CFA, Portfoilio Specialist - Saturna Capital

Tyson Romanick

CFA, Portfoilio Specialist - Saturna Capital

Don Hunger -Vice President   Interim Executive Director, Northwest Straits Foundation,   “I’ve spent my life working on environmental stewardship projects around the country. What I’ve found is place-based work yields strong results. Get the kids involved, because they’re the spark of life. Get families involved, because they live here. Get local officials and business involved, because conservation saves money and creates jobs. “

Don Hunger -Vice President

Interim Executive Director, Northwest Straits Foundation,

“I’ve spent my life working on environmental stewardship projects around the country. What I’ve found is place-based work yields strong results. Get the kids involved, because they’re the spark of life. Get families involved, because they live here. Get local officials and business involved, because conservation saves money and creates jobs. “

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. "

Dorie Belisle   Farmer (retired)   "NSEA gives me a way to give back to our community for this generation and the the next."

Dorie Belisle

Farmer (retired)

"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."

Rose Ann Featherston   Visual Artist, Graphic Designer, Mediator

Rose Ann Featherston

Visual Artist, Graphic Designer, Mediator

Deanna Brown

Deanna Brown