Our Staff

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.

Diana Nuñez

Executive Director
Diana is an equity driven, results-oriented leader known for integrity and commitment to quality and transparency with an educational background in Science and Research.

Ilene Moss

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

Jamie Pang (South)

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

Deputy Director for Programs
Is it me, or is it getting hot in here?

Janell Brittain

Development Associate
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.

Jonathan Lin

Database & Technology Director
Facts do not cease to exist because they are ignored. -Aldous Huxley

Karen Lewotsky

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

Karen Roberti

Operations & Events Manager
Ring the bells that still can ring Forget your perfect offering There is a crack in everything That's how the light gets in. -Leonard Cohen

Kevin Kasowski

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

Krista Snell

Communications Director
Krista is inspired daily by the natural beauty of the state of Oregon and the fierce commitment of the many wonderful organizations working to preserve that beauty for the next generation.

Morgan Gratz-Weiser

Legislative Director
Do unto those downstream as you would have those upstream do unto you. - Wendell Barry

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.

Stacey Dalgaard

Water Outreach Director
Change is never easy, but always possible. - Barack Obama

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.

Furry Friends

Winston

Chief Barketing Officer
Squirrel!

Riley

Chief Napping Officer
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Kudu

Chief Scratch Officer
Meow!

As Oregonians adjust to the reality of Covid-19, our work to protect Oregon’s environment continues. As pressures to rollback protections increase, this work is just as important as ever. We will not stop. Thank you for staying with us during these challenging times.

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