Our staff are mainly located at The Evergreen State College and Washington State Department of Corrections. However, our daily communications and site visits include work across the state and country.

SPP leadership team

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Steve Sinclair

SPP Co-Director and Secretary, Washington State Department of Corrections (WA Corrections)

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Kelli Bush

SPP Co-Director, The Evergreen State College (Evergreen)

Joslyn Rose Trivett

SPP Education & Outreach Manager (Evergreen)

Carl Elliott

SPP Conservation Nursery Manager (Evergreen)

Julie Vanneste

SPP Sustainable Operations Manager (WA Corrections)

Advisory Panel

In 2016, SPP formed an Advisory Panel: a diverse group of experts who help SPP staff with visioning, problem solving, prioritizing, and program development. SPP’s current advisory panel includes:

Kevin Francis, Master of Environmental Studies (MES) Program Director, Member of the Faculty at The Evergreen State College (Evergreen)
Carolina Landa, undergraduate student in pre-law at Evergreen, former SPP Butterfly Technician
Jim Lynch, Biologist, Joint Base Lewis-McChord Fish and Wildlife
Carri LeRoy, Member of the Faculty at Evergreen, SPP Senior Advisor Science
Sadie Gilliom, MES alum, former Turtle Conservation Program Coordinator
Fawn Harris, MES alum, former Prairie Conservation Nursery Program Coordinator
David McAvity, Academic Dean, Evergreen
Eleanor Vernell, Deputy Director – Prisons Command B, Washington State Department of Corrections (WA Corrections)
Mike Obenland, Superintendent, Monroe Correctional Complex, WA Corrections
Robert Herzog, Director of Prisons, WA Corrections
Reed Schuler, Senior Policy Advisor for Climate and Sustainability, Governor’s Office
Liz Louie, Culinary Program Manager, Fare Start, former SPP Butterfly Technician

 

Founders

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Dan Pacholke

Former Secretary for Washington State Department of Corrections (WA DOC)

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Nalini Nadkarni, Ph.D.

Director of Initiative to Bring Science Programs to the Incarcerated (INSPIRE)

SPP Staff

Keegan Curry

SPP Butterfly Program Coordinator
MES Program, The Evergreen State College

Alexandra James

SPP Prairie Conservation Nursery Coordinator
MES Program, The Evergreen State College

Bethany Shepler

SPP Green Track Programs Coordinator
MES Program, The Evergreen State College

Jacob Meyers

SPP Prairie Conservation Nursery Coordinator
MES Program, The Evergreen State College

Marisa Pushee

SPP Conservation Programs Coordinator
MES Program, The Evergreen State College

Graham Klag

SPP Prairie Conservation Nursery Coordinator
MES Program, The Evergreen State College

Erica Benoit

SPP Environmental Workshop Series Coordinator
MES Program, The Evergreen State College

 

Former Staff

Jeff Muse, M.S.

Former Program Manager, SPP

Amy Stasch

Former Interim Program Manager, SPP

Amanda Mintz

SPP Wetland Conservation (EVM) Program Coordinator
MES Program, The Evergreen State College

Erin Lynam

SPP Environmental Workshop Series Coordinator
MPA Program, The Evergreen State College

Jessica Brown

SPP Turtle Program Coordinator
MES Program, The Evergreen State College

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Sadie Gilliom

SPP Frog and Turtle Programs Coordinator
MES Program, The Evergreen State College

Jeanne Dodds

SPP Prairie Conservation Nursery Coordinator
MES Program, The Evergreen State College

Joey Burgess

SPP Graduate Research Assistant, MES Program, The Evergreen State College

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Emily Passarelli

SPP Graduate Research Assistant, MES Program, The Evergreen State College

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Liliana Caughman

SPP Graduate Research Assistant, MES Program, The Evergreen State College

Elijah Moloney

SPP Education and Outreach Intern, The Evergreen State College

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Fawn Harris

SPP Graduate Research Assistant, MES Program, The Evergreen State College

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Seth Dorman

SPP Graduate Research Assistant, MES Program, The Evergreen State College

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Conrad Ely

SPP Graduate Research Assistant, MES Program, The Evergreen State College

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Allie Denzler

SPP Graduate Research Assistant, MES Program, The Evergreen State College

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Ricky Johnson

SPP Graduate Research Assistant, MES Program, The Evergreen State College

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Lindsey Hamilton

SPP Graduate Research Assistant, MES Program, The Evergreen State College

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Tiffany Webb

SPP Graduate Research Assistant, MES Program, The Evergreen State College

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Zandra Jones

SPP Program Assistant, Gateways for Incarcerated Youth Programs, The Evergreen State College

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Christina Stalnaker

SPP Graduate Research Assistant, MES Program, The Evergreen State College

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Brianna Morningred

Graduate Research Assistant, MES Program, The Evergreen State College

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Fiona Edwards

Graduate Research Assistant, MES Program, The Evergreen State College

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Jaal Mann

Graduate Research Assistant, MES Program, The Evergreen State College

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Drissia Ras

Graduate Research Assistant, MES Program, The Evergreen State College

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Andrea Martin

Graduate Research Assistant, MES Program,  The Evergreen State College

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Brittany Gallagher

Graduate Research Assistant, MES Program,  The Evergreen State College

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Dennis Aubrey

Graduate Research Assistant, MES Program,  The Evergreen State College

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Rachel Stendahl

Roots of Success Environmental Education Coordination, MES Program, The Evergreen State College

Sarah Clarke

Former Graduate Research Assistant, MES Program, The Evergreen State College

Jill Cooper

Former Graduate Research Assistant,  MES Program, The Evergreen State College

Evan Hayduk

Graduate Research Assistant, MES Program, The Evergreen State College

Evan Johnson

Former Graduate Assistant, MPA Program, The Evergreen State College

Alicia LeDuc

Former Graduate Research Assistant,  MPA Program, The Evergreen State College

Liesl Plomski

Former Graduate Research Assistant, MES Program, The Evergreen State College

Sarah Weber

Former Graduate Research Assistant, MES Program,  The Evergreen State College

Sarelle Caicedo

Former Program Assistant,  The Evergreen State College

Sultana Jefts, M.S.

Former Interim Program Manager,  The Evergreen State College