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Favorite Place in the Northwest:Olympic Peninsula
Favorite Northwest Animal:Wolverine and wild steelhead

Chase Gunnell

Communications Director
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Chase got his start in communications as a reporter and student leader at Washington State University. He later coordinated media and outreach events for a statewide political campaign, worked on corporate accounts for Starbucks Coffee Company, and spent three years as a public affairs consultant at a firm in Seattle, where he worked with Northwest tribes, non-profits and agencies, and as a lobbyist in Olympia. He joined Conservation Northwest in early 2014. Chase grew up hiking, boating and hunting in Washington’s wild places, and can often be found fishing across the Northwest with his bird dog, Gillian. In his volunteer time, Chase is also an active leader on salmon and steelhead conservation issues.

Are you a colleague or member of the media looking for a rapid response? You’re welcome to try contacting Chase on his cell phone at 206.465.8591.