Liz Clark

Project Coordinator Engagement O: 425-282-1901 C: 425-773-0320 elizabeth.clark@kingcd.org 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 … Continued

Liz Stockton

Program Coordinator Agricultural Drainage Assistance Program O: 425-282-1929 C: 425-529-4810 elizabeth.stockton@kingcd.org 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 … Continued

Mark Dostal

Program Manager Engagement O: 425-282-1955 C: 425-773-1668 mark.dostal@kingcd.org 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 … Continued

Megan Weldon

Resource Planner Rural Land Stewardship O: 425-282-1957 C: 425-529-3804 megan.weldon@kingcd.org Megan grew up on a farm in Bucks County, Pennsylvania. She graduated from the University of Vermont with a Bachelor of Science degree in Wildlife & Fisheries Biology, and a minor in Political Science. She also holds a Master of Environmental Studies degree, with a … Continued

Mike Lasecki

Program Manager Forest Stewardship O: 425-282-1928 C: 425-529-4812 michael.lasecki@kingcd.org A transplant from the Midwest, Mike joined KCD in 2015 after serving as a forest ranger in Kentucky where he led a wildland fire crew and helped landowners steward their private forests. He has varied professional experiences in vegetable farming, ecological restoration, and forestry. Mike graduated … Continued

Jacobus Saperstein

Senior Resource Specialist Riparian Habitat Stewardship O: 425-282-1912 C: 425-529-4942 jacobus.saperstein@kingcd.org Jacobus has been with KCD since April 2008. Jacobus brings thirteen years of experience and effort towards restoring healthy rivers and forests of the Puget Sound. His primary responsibilities at the District are planning and implementing restoration projects and managing the annual bareroot plant sale. Degrees … Continued

Peter Landry

District Engineer O: 425-282-1950 C: 425-529-4813 pete.landry@kingcd.org Peter joined KCD as District Engineer in April 2018. Peter is licensed in Washington State as both a civil engineer and geologist, and has over 20 years experience in public and private practice, specializing in natural hazard assessment and resource engineering. Peter attended Western Washington University, and has … Continued

Jay Mirro

Senior Resource Specialist Rural Land Stewardship O: 425-282-1905 C: 425-773-8097 jason.mirro@kingcd.org Jay Mirro has served the people and resources of King County as a resource planner since 2000. He has visited thousands of farms and has written over 500 farm plans. Jay has practical and academic expertise on conservation practices and enjoys helping landowners meet their goals … Continued

Jessica Saavedra

Senior Program Manager Member Jurisdiction Partnerships O: 425-282-1906 C: 425-773-9065 jessica.saavedra@kingcd.org Jessica has managed the Member Jurisdiction and WRIA Grant Programs at KCD since March 2007. Jessica has a Bachelors degree in Environmental Studies and Spanish and graduate level education in the fields of Public Administration, Urban Planning, and Facilitation and Negotiation. She is an experienced program … Continued

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