Matt Axe

Wildfire and Forest Resiliency Coordinator 425-282-1931 Matt Axe joins King Conservation District as the new Wildfire and Forest Resiliency Coordinator. Matt served 10 years in the U.S. Army before returning to school at Green River College where he began pursuing a career in forest management. At Green River College Matt acquired on the ground … Continued

2018-19 WCC Crews

Crew Lead: Haly Rylko   Crew Lead: Matthew Evinger Matthew removes weeds and makes water cleaner for salmon and plants trees where the weeds would have been. A joy for Matthew is to be able to be in the wild every day which most of us are not able to do, but Matthew encourages you … Continued

Liz Clark

Project Coordinator Engagement 425-282-1901 Liz works as a project coordinator and the Engagement Team. In 2014, she served as an Educational Outreach Assistant on the Boise Creek Community Project on educating landowners in the Boise Creek Watershed area of southeast King County. She worked with former KCD employee Sofia Gidlund to launch the Stream … Continued

Liz Stockton

Agricultural Drainage Program Coordinator 425-282-1929 Liz Stockton joined KCD in 2018 and has over a decade of farming experience that began in the Snoqualmie Valley. Since then, she has farmed in several parts of Washington including Thurston, Whatcom, Pierce and Spokane counties. Through these experiences, Liz has gained a broad understanding of the challenges … Continued

Mark Dostal

Outreach Coordinator 425-282-1955 Mark joined KCD in the spring of 2018 as Outreach Coordinator. A transplant from Montana, Mark brings with him a decade of experience in conservation and land-use issues. After graduating from the University of Montana, Mark spent several years teaching natural history in and around Glacier National Park. He also completed … Continued

Matt Maria

Outreach Project Assistant 425-282-1934 Matt joined King Conservation District in December of 2016 to coordinate projects as needed for District Operations. Matt graduated from the University of Washington with a bachelor’s in Political Science focusing on communications and the environment. He then served as a Peace Corps Volunteer supporting sustainable agriculture and community based … Continued

Nikki Wolf

Volunteer Program Coordinator 425-282-1909 Nikki Wolf has worked with KCD since October 2012. Her first year was spent restoring riparian areas with KCD’s Washington Conservation Corps (WCC) Restoration Crew. The next year, Nikki stayed on as the WCC Education Programs Coordinator Intern coordinating the WA State Envirothon, Climate Change and Horse Keeping Conference, Land … Continued

Yuliy Makhovitskiy

Finance Coordinator 425-282-1917 Yuliy joined KCD’s finance team in January and currently serves as a finance coordinator. Yuliy graduated from the University of Washington – Tacoma in 2017 with a BA in Business Administration. He has lived in the Pacific Northwest for over 20 years. When not working, he enjoys traveling, running and spending … Continued

Kristen McCune

Program Coordinator Education 425-282-1927 Kristen joined KCD in October 2014. Her work centers mostly on coordinating and delivering K-12 youth stormwater curriculum throughout King County and providing education to freshwater shoreline landowners on the topics of sustainable land management. She is also the King County ECONet Coordinator. In 2012, she received a B.S. in … Continued

Lindsey Davidson

Accounting Coordinator 425-282-1922 Lindsey Davidson joined KCD’s Finance Team in the spring of 2017 and currently serves as an Accounting Coordinator. Previously, Lindsey worked in the film industry in Los Angeles for six years as a freelance coordinator and accountant, handling all the paperwork and budgeting for projects such as music videos, movies, and … Continued

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