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Matt Coomer

Matt Coomer joined Washington Water Trust in 2023. He moved to Seattle in 2017 and fell in love with Washington’s landscape and rivers. He earned B.A.’s in Journalism and Environmental Studies from The University of Montana and an M.A. in International Environmental Policy from The Middlebury Institute of International Studies. He’s worked in communications and […]

Laura E. Garza Díaz

Laura joined the Washington Water Trust in 2022 with the desire to make a difference by restoring and preserving the social-ecological resilience of rivers. She holds a master’s degree in Applied Ecology from Kiel University in Germany and a Ph.D. in Hydrologic Sciences from the University of California, Davis, where she developed an ecological resilience […]

Hannah McDonough

Hannah McDonough joined Washington Water Trust in July 2022 as a Project Manager. She brings five years of experience in environmental consulting and four years in public education. After studying marine biology in high school, Hannah felt pulled to protect our valuable water resources. She dipped her toes into hydrogeology during field camp in Lander, […]

Tessa Reeder

Tessa Reeder joined the Washington Water Trust in 2022 and brings several years of education and experience in water resource management. Most recently, Tessa spent four years working for an environmental consulting firm in Santa Barbara, California where she conducted stormwater compliance monitoring and reporting for municipalities, contractors, and industrial facilities. In 2018, Tessa earned […]

James Kraft

James Kraft, Executive Director, joined the Washington Water Trust in 2020.

Greg McLaughlin

Greg McLaughlin came to the Washington Water Trust in 2006, continuing a career that has emphasized the development of collaborative, locally-driven conservation projects. At the Natural Resources Conservation Service in Fort Collins, CO, Greg worked alongside agricultural producers to help improve irrigation systems and farm operations via cooperative conservation projects protecting soil, water, and wildlife. […]

Ethan Lockwood

Ethan Lockwood joined the Washington Water Trust in 2019 with a passion for supporting thriving communities, thriving nature, and thriving recreational experiences throughout Washington. Ethan grew up in Laramie, WY where a strong land ethic and concern for social justice was instilled in him during long alpine hikes and drives through the Wyoming steppe by […]

Jason M. Hatch

Jason M Hatch Jason began working for the Washington Water Trust in 2013. He oversees the western Washington WWT program to restore flow and develop sustainable water management strategies in basins including the Dungeness, Nooksack, Chehalis, Sammamish and others. He is leading efforts to develop new instream flow tools including recycled water source substitution, natural […]

Raquel Espinosa

Raquel Espinosa joined the Washington Water Trust in 2016 to blend her passion for sustainable water management and organizational development. She finished her studies at the Evans School analyzing the impact of the Growth Management Act on  King County DOT Transportation Concurrency options while also leading an inclusive Vision/Mission process at a small non-profit. Raquel has […]

Sarah Dymecki

Sarah Dymecki joined Washington Water Trust in 2020. Inspired by water, communities, and impact, Sarah aims to create a positive change for people, wildlife, and the environment through water conservation and community engagement. She earned a B.S. in Environmental Science and Policy from the University of Maryland, as well as a minor in Geographic Information […]