Director of Strategic Initiatives
Ted has many years of experience in public service, most recently as Chief of Staff for WA Public Lands Commissioner Hillary Franz at the state's Dept. of Natural Resources, and previously as Washington Gov. Jay Inslee’s Director of Policy and Legislative Affairs, and Director of the Washington Department of Ecology. He brings a lifelong commitment to fostering wise decisions that enhance our quality of life in the Pacific Northwest, from public policy to organizational health to individual growth. Ted has deep experience in strategy development, leadership, organizational health, facilitation, and environmental and public policy. He enjoys bringing people together to find multi-interest solutions to complex challenges. He has often found these solutions to be more durable and achievable than single-interest pursuits that create winners and losers.