Our Team

Our history of effective results is a direct result of innovative, collaborative problem-solving performed by a group of talented and hardworking individuals. Meet our dedicated staff.

Guthrie Straw

Office Manager
Much of history is unwritten. Remember this. - N.K. Jemisin

Ilene Moss

Director of Finance & Administration
Clean air and water, a healthy climate, and an unpolluted landscape” – a recipe for a sustainable future doesn’t get much simpler than that.
Jacqui Treiger

Jacqui Treiger

Campaign Manager: Climate & Transportation
"You may say I'm a dreamer, But I'm not the only one, I hope someday you'll join us, And the world will live as one”- John Lennon

Jamie Pang

Program Director, Environmental Health
It is our collective and individual responsibility to preserve and tend to the environment in which we all live. - Dalai Lama

Jana Gastellum

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

Janell Brittain

Development Manager
Oregon is a true gem and we need to do everything in our power to protect the fresh air, clear desert skies, and mountain-top vistas that define this state. I could not be more honored to live in Oregon, and work to protect this amazing place we call home.
Janne Sepp

Janne Sepp

Database & Membership Administrator
“The indigenous people around the world before they made a major decision used to ask themselves: how does this decision affect our people seven generations ahead?” -Jane Goodall
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Joel Schoening

Director of Communications
Joel is a values-driven leader and strategic communicator with a passion for surfacing pragmatic solutions to big challenges through authentic community relations.

Karen Lewotsky

Rural Partnerships & Water Policy Director
There’s no place like home.

Kevin Kasowski

Director of Foundations & Corporate Relations
Gratitude is the source of all happiness.
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Meagan Golec

Major Gifts Officer
The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second best time is now.

Nora Apter

Climate Program Director
There is no such thing as a single-issue struggle because we do not live single-issue lives." - Audre Lorde

Sara Wright

Program Director, Transportation
I work to protect Oregon because if I didn’t, I would fall into despair. We have so much potential to reimagine our systems and structures to support our communities sustainably, and so much work to do to realize that potential. I am responsible to the future of the place where I choose to live, so I do the work.

Teke Dillender

Deputy Director for Philanthropy
Everyone deserves clean air and water and access to the beauty of the natural world. I moved to Oregon for all these things, and I feel an obligation to protect them for future generations.
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Xanthia Wolland

Marketing & Communications Manager
All my life, I was a bride married to amazement" - Mary Oliver