Council of Advisors
Former Policy Director, WA Dept. of Natural Resources
Craig retired in 2013 after a 32-year career with the Washington State Department of Natural Resources, serving for over half of that time as Director of Policy and Government Relations, and also as Division Manager for Aquatic Resources and Agency Deputy Supervisor for State Upland Management. Earlier, Craig worked for the Environmental Protection Agency in Seattle and Washington DC. During his career, Craig worked directly on issues relating to utility corridors, including power, fiber optic, wastewater, and transportation, as well as renewable energy production, forest contributions to stormwater and drinking water management, and climate change. Craig gained experience leading successful collaborative interest-based problem solving involving a wide range of competing stakeholders, as well as with state and federal legislative processes. In retirement, Craig continues to be active in local natural resource issues as a board member and officer of the Capitol Land Trust, and other community activities.