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 system storage restoration, watershed services and low water use crops.
He received a B.A. in Political Science from the University of California at Santa Barbara and an M.S. in Water Resource Policy and Management from Oregon State University. He brings to WWT more than 25 years of public interest experience, including work with the Trout Unlimited-Washington Water Project, California League of California Voters, Friends of the River, and a graduate project studying the social impacts of small dam removal on the Sprague River in Klamath County, Oregon. He was raised in the Six Rivers region of Northern California and enjoys snow-shoeing, trail running, fly-fishing, sea-kayaking and adventuring with his family.