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.

Karen Lewotsky

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


Chief Barketing Officer

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.

Raphaela Hsu-Flanders

Program Analyst & Engagement Manager
The liberation of the earth, the liberation of women, the liberation of all humanity is the next step of freedom we need to work for, and it's the next step of peace that we need to create - Vandana Shiva

Diana Nunez

Interim 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.

Morgan Gratz-Weiser

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

Jonathan Lin

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

So Tauch

Digital Media Manager
It’s my civic duty to protect our home from climate change, safeguard our waterways and natural resources, and preserve the beauty of Oregon for decades to come.

Our Board

Our Board of Directors includes professionals, academics and experts from across a range of expertise from communications, government affairs, mediation and conservation. Meet the Board.

Philip Wu

Vice President
About Philip Philip Wu is a pediatrician and member of the Community Benefit ...

Peter Koehler

About Peter Peter H. Koehler, Jr., is the principal of Koehler ADR, LLC, which ...

Michael Jung

About Michael Michael Jung serves as the founding Policy Wonk at Silver Spring ...

Marissa Madrigal

About Marissa Marissa Madrigal is the Chief Operating Officer of Multnomah ...

Lane Shetterly

About Lane Lane Shetterly is a partner in the law firm Shetterly Irick and ...

Kristin Luck

About Kristin Kristin Luck lives in Central Oregon and is a serial entrepren...

Joel Nigg

About Joel Joel Nigg is a Professor in the Departments of Psychiatry and ...

Jean Wilson

About Jean Jean Wilson is highly committed to the renewable energy business, ...

Emerging Leaders Board

Oregon Environmental Council's Emerging Leaders Board is on hiatus during our executive director transition.
We bring Oregonians together
Our Members: From our founding in 1968 to today, members of Oregon Environmental Council are ordinary people who believe, by working together, we can protect Oregon's treasured water, air, and land for today and future generations. Be a part of the legacy.

Our Partners: We partner with Oregonians—of all ages, races, ethnicities and genders; from all communities, rural, urban and suburban; from any political affiliation; and from all walks of life—to create a healthier future for our state. More about our partners.