Stephanie Buffum Executive Director
Stephanie’s background in public administration and planning informs her leadership on sustainable practices, cultural restoration, energy, and economic development. She has worked in the environmental protection sector for over 22 years throughout the West, including with the Center for Biological Diversity, focusing on federal endangered species protection, landscape management, and rural community development. As Executive Director since 2001, Stephanie manages all projects, staff, contractors, community outreach, research, fundraising and board development. Stephanie resides on Shaw Island with her husband and son.