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.

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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.
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Xanthia Wolland

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

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.

Karen Lewotsky

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

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.

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

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
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Juliáe Riva

ELI Intern
Think globally, act locally.

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.

Staci Simonich

About Staci Staci Simonich is Professor and Executive Associate Dean in the ...

Philip Wu

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 was Vice President for Policy, Government, and ...

Lane Shetterly

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

Karen Moynahan

About Karen Karen Moynahan is Chief Deputy City Attorney for the City of ...

JJ Green

About JJ JJ was born and raised on the central Oregon coast, earning her ...

Jean Wilson

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