Ted Smith, Executive Director
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Ted has served as Executive Director of the Pacific Northwest Salmon Center since November 2012. He manages the strategic planning and tactical implementation of the enterprise’s priorities. For over 15 years, Ted developed educational programs for non-profit and educational institutions through administrative and fundraising activities. He began his professional career as Executive Director of a successful regional cultural center, serving a wide range of vital community activities. Ted is an active volunteer, providing his time to community service and educational organizations alike. He earned a B.S. in Administrative Management and an M.A. in History from the University of Arkansas. He has been married for 18 years and has one daughter, Isabelle. Ted is an avid fly fisherman in his spare time.
Mendy Harlow, Assistant Director
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Mendy is responsible for managing the Hood Canal Salmon Enhancement Group’s habitat restoration projects. She writes grants and manages projects that restore salmon habitat or lead to acquisition and protection of properties that preserve habitat. She is also responsible for expanding revenue-generating projects for the group. Mendy holds a Bachelors of Science degree in Wildlife, Watershed and Rangeland Resources with an emphasis on Wildlife Biology from The University of Arizona.
Sherri Gallant, Natural Resources Project Assistant
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Sherri assists with the Knotweed Eradication Program which involves coordination of landowner consent and communication, conducting general field surveys for absence or presence of knotweed, participation in community outreach and education, technical assistance in plant identification, generation of reports in regard to treatment and planting sites, and direct participation in control of knotweed on privately owned lands within the Hood Canal area of Mason and Jefferson Counties. Additionally, Sherri helps in grant management and general everyday office tasks. Sherri holds a Bachelors of Science degree in Environmental Studies from The Evergreen State College and a Graduate Certificate in Wetland Science and Management from the University of Washington.
Kim Gower, Project Administrator
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Kim is responsible for general business operations and the day-to-day functions of the organization. Among her duties, Kim assists in grant and program administration and other administrative support. In addition, she researches projects and grants, and provides support for volunteer and education activities.
Daniel Heide, Farm and Field Technician
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Daniel joined the Pacific Northwest Salmon Center in 2010 and has been an integral component of grounds maintenance while assisting with occasional field work. Daniel supervises field crews on various projects around the farm. You will often find him on the tractor, mower or other equipment keeping our walking trails and grounds in good condition!
Dave Kangiser, Salmon and Steelhead Biologist
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Dave Kangiser joined the organization as a salmon and steelhead biologist in May 2013. He has been involved with numerous different fisheries and habitat projects with WDFW, WSDOT, and NOAA Fisheries. He holds a Bachelor’s of Science in Environmental Studies from Evergreen, graduating in 2002 and returned to complete a Master’s Degree in 2012. He is an avid salmon and steelhead fisherman, but also enjoys camping, hiking, and bow hunting. He has a wife – Stephanie, a son – Landon, and a daughter – Faith.
Michelle Myers, Education, Volunteer, & Project Habitat Coordinator
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Michelle is responsible for education and outreach programs, providing support for K-12 classrooms, mentoring after-school clubs and internship/scholarship opportunities. Between her educational duties, Michelle also coordinates volunteers for all Salmon Center projects and manages field and reporting logistics for several habitat projects, including the noxious weed removal project. Michelle holds a Bachelors of Science degree in Biology from Seattle Pacific University.
Sara Roberts, AmeriCorps Volunteer
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Leah White, Farm Manager
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Leah manages the vegetable and animal operations as well as farm educational programs for the Farm at Water’s Edge. She is excited to have the opportunity to grow local, healthy food for her home community and provide garden-based learning programs for kids and adults alike. She enjoys working with her horses and hiking in the Olympics with her family. Leah has apprenticed with several organic farmers in Kitsap County and holds a Bachelor’s of Science in Environmental Science from Huxley College of the Environment at Western Washington University.
Courtnee Williams, Bookkeeper
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Sammi Wong, AmeriCorps Volunteer
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Tsz Wai, or Sammi, is a recent graduate of the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign with a BA in French and International Studies. Originally from Chicago Illinois, she’s planning on pursuing an MS in Geography next year and is spending the year with our organization as an AmeriCorps volunteer to learn more about salmon rehabilitation and sustainable agriculture. During her term, she’ll be working on the garden and assisting researchers on numerous projects.