Board of Directors
Conservation Northwest has an active and visionary Board of Directors.
President: Bill Donnelly
Vice President: Lisa McShane
Secretary: Dave Mann
Treasurer: Bert Loosmore
Assistant Treasurer: Emily Barnett Highleyman
Bill Donnelly. Since 2002; Seattle; senior vice president of investments at Merrill Lynch Wealth Management.
Andy Held. Since 2010; Kirkland; former high-tech and small businessman, Kirkland Planning Commission and board of the Wilderness Awareness School. Meet Andy on Scat!
Bert Loosmore, PhD. Since 2016; Mercer Island; Part time professor of quantitative methods and finance at Pinchot University. Holds a PhD. in Quantitative Ecology and Resource Management from University of Washington.
Alexandra Loeb. Since 2003; Seattle and Rossland, BC; former Microsoft VP
Joaquin Marchand. Since 2016; Elmer City councilman, Colville Tribal Director of Diabetes Prevention, M.A. Public Administration, U.S. Army veteran, 1-505 PIR.
Amelia Marchand. Since 2016; Elmer City, Colville Tribal Water Regulatory Specialist, Hearts Gathered board member, Center for World Indigenous Studies Associate Scholar, M.A. Environmental Law and Policy.
Lisa McShane. Since 2014; Bellingham; professional artist, community leader and political and policy strategist, working for Tribes and individuals.
Patricia Robért. Since 2016; Seattle; Attorney at Skellenger Bender, P.S. representing design firms, owners and consultants, as well as clients involved in employment-related disputes, and has experience and interest in litigation arising out of environmental projects. Former Policy Research Intern at Conservation Northwest, 2004-2005.
Floyd Rogers. Since 2007; Renton; former Microsoft, real-estate investor, ski and snowboard instructor. Meet Floyd on Scat!
Elise Lufkin. Since 2015; An impact investor who has played multiple roles in the nonprofit community, including funder, board and staff. Elise also serves on the board of the Progress Alliance of Washington.
Board of Advisers
For more on our advisory board, please see this Scat! blog post from February 2015.
Tom Campion. Chairman and Founder, Zumiez, Inc. Trustee, The Campion Foundation
Dr. Jerry Franklin. Professor of Environmental and Forest Sciences, University of Washington
Ron Judd. Senior executive at the Washington Department of Transportation, long time labor and conservation leader
Bob Kelly. Chairman, Nooksack Indian Tribe
Martha Kongsgaard. President of the Puget Sound Partnership. Trustee, Kongsgaard-Goldman Foundation
Larry Casper. Chief, Tsal’alh Band, St’at’imc First Nation
Dr. Gordon H. Orians. Professor Emeritus of Biology, University of Washington
Dr. Valerie Tarico. Psychologist and writer. Co-founder, Progress Alliance of Washington