Common Ground Solutions
Founder & Executive Director
Prior to founding CSI, Rhys co-founded the non-profit group Climate Solutions, which he helped lead for over 15 years.
Gretchen brings over 10 years of graphic design experience to CSI where she began as an intern in 2019.
Public Affairs Strategic Advisor
Johnell works with an array of stakeholders to design, implement, monitor, and document successful initiatives.
Nan own a consulting practice and has worked with nonprofits, foundations and local governments.
Director of Strategic Initiatives
Ted has deep experience in strategy development, leadership, organizational health, facilitation, and public policy.
Legislative & Policy Affairs Advisor
Peter has a strong track record of helping “strange bedfellows” come together to implement policy and funding strategies.
The Ostara Group
Rebecca has a deep understanding of how to plan, build, and manage a diverse and successful major gifts plan.
Terry has worked with CSI since 2015 and has served as Operations Manager since 2017.
Rural WA Project Prospector
Alex Ybarra serves as state representative for the 13th District in Washington State.
Summit Strategies, LLC
Ms. Giguere has 35 years of experience in government affairs, delivering strong results for private and public sector clients.