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Name:

Erika
Lynde

Phone:

617-820-0973

Email:

[email protected]

Address:

14320 63rd Ave
Edmonds, WA
98026

List Interests / Hobbies:

Herbalist, artist, yogi, hiking, animals, foraging, fitness, gardening, boats, astrology, native land protection, space

 

Degrees / Certificates:

1st year apprenticeship in herbalism

 

Places you love in Snohomish County:

I’m actually new to the area but I’ve fallen in love with the sound and walking it’s beaches.

 

Activities of Interest:

Educate the Public at Local Festivals, Restore local habitats, Write Articles for Various Media, Give talks at local beaches or in schools, Photograph or Draw Marine Environments, Lead Beach and Nature walks, Lead Preschool Story Times

 

Days not available for training:

Maybe next year? I’m very very interested!!!

 

Why do you want to become a Beach Watcher:

I’m a stay at home mom who has tried many things to do outside the home. I alway come back to the earth and nature and how I can be of service to it. I love this planet and I want to be apart in saving it.

 

Experience as a Volunteer:

Organization: Growing things
Years Involved: 3
Role: Garden guru
Description: I would teach at a community garden how to grow your own food. I mostly worked with family’s and did really well with children and keeping their attention. I’m a mom of 2

Rate Topics of Interest:

Citizen Science: 8
Climate Change: 10
Harvesting: 12
Marine Wildlife: 12
Public Education: 11
Water Quality: 7
Low Impact Development: 7
Native Vegetation / Invasive Species: 12
Geology / Coastal Processes: 8
Restoration Practices / Approaches: 10
Plastics and Marine Debris: 10
Marine Stewardship: 10

Name:

Erika
Lynde

Phone:

617-820-0973

Email:

[email protected]

Address:

14320 63rd Ave
Edmonds, WA
98026

List Interests / Hobbies:

Herbalist, artist, yogi, hiking, animals, foraging, fitness, gardening, boats, astrology, native land protection, space

 

Degrees / Certificates:

1st year apprenticeship in herbalism

 

Places you love in Snohomish County:

I’m actually new to the area but I’ve fallen in love with the sound and walking it’s beaches.

 

Activities of Interest:

Educate the Public at Local Festivals, Restore local habitats, Write Articles for Various Media, Give talks at local beaches or in schools, Photograph or Draw Marine Environments, Lead Beach and Nature walks, Lead Preschool Story Times

 

Days not available for training:

Maybe next year? I’m very very interested!!!

 

Why do you want to become a Beach Watcher:

I’m a stay at home mom who has tried many things to do outside the home. I alway come back to the earth and nature and how I can be of service to it. I love this planet and I want to be apart in saving it.

 

Experience as a Volunteer:

Organization: Growing things
Years Involved: 3
Role: Garden guru
Description: I would teach at a community garden how to grow your own food. I mostly worked with family’s and did really well with children and keeping their attention. I’m a mom of 2

Rate Topics of Interest:

Citizen Science: 8
Climate Change: 10
Harvesting: 12
Marine Wildlife: 12
Public Education: 11
Water Quality: 7
Low Impact Development: 7
Native Vegetation / Invasive Species: 12
Geology / Coastal Processes: 8
Restoration Practices / Approaches: 10
Plastics and Marine Debris: 10
Marine Stewardship: 10

Name:

James
Arthur

Phone:

425-316-3162
425-750-4356

Email:

[email protected]

Address:

2004 148th St SE
Mill Creek, WA
98012

List Interests / Hobbies:

Hiking, Music (bassest), Citizen science, Kayaking

 

Degrees / Certificates:

BS Professional Aeronautics, Aviation instructor (CFI)
Flight simulator instructor (Boeing)
Commercial Pilots Licence, SCUBA certified

 

Places you love in Snohomish County:

 

Activities of Interest:

Educate the Public at Local Festivals, Monitor Water Quality, Give talks at local beaches or in schools, Gather and analyze data, Monitor Flora and Fauna, Lead Beach and Nature walks

 

Days not available for training:

 

Why do you want to become a Beach Watcher:

Offering my time to learn, teach and be part of an effort to understand the marine environment.

 

Experience as a Volunteer:

Organization: Future of Flight, Museum of Flight, Mill Creek Community Ass.
Years Involved: 2016-2019
Role: Museum Docent, Maintenance and Engineering Committee member
Description: Meet and provide technical information to visitors. Manage community property

Rate Topics of Interest:

Citizen Science: 1
Climate Change: 1
Harvesting: 2
Marine Wildlife: 1
Public Education: 1
Water Quality: 1
Low Impact Development: 1
Native Vegetation / Invasive Species: 1
Geology / Coastal Processes: 2
Restoration Practices / Approaches: 2
Plastics and Marine Debris:
Marine Stewardship: 1

Name:

Robin
Thome

Phone:

425-334-9734
425-359-2037

Email:

[email protected]

Address:

13423 S. Machias Rd.
Snohomish, WA
98290

List Interests / Hobbies:

Gardening, flowers, shrubs, and food
Bird watching, backyard
Walking, hiking
Traveling
Botanical gardens
Reading
Camping
Cooking

 

Degrees / Certificates:

Masters in Education

 

Places you love in Snohomish County:

Centennial trail
My back yard
Wallace Falls
Lime kiln
Little Pilchuck river
South Fork of the Stillaquamish
Hawthorn Park
Downtown Snohomish

 

Activities of Interest:

Educate the Public at Local Festivals, Monitor Water Quality, Write Articles for Various Media, Gather and analyze data, Monitor Flora and Fauna, Photograph or Draw Marine Environments, Lead Beach and Nature walks

 

Days not available for training:

March to May , 2022- so far it’s clear!

 

Why do you want to become a Beach Watcher:

I have a home on Admiralty Inlet. I’m beginning to see the effects of global warming. I wonder about the salmon, over population, climate change, politicians that do not help, I’d love to know more about marine habitat ( animals, animal behavior, seaweed, algae) more than I do now.

 

Experience as a Volunteer:

Organization: Master Gardener
Years Involved: 3
Role: Dig weeds, trim plants, man a booth
Description: Booths at farmers markets, fairs, gardens, events like state fair

Rate Topics of Interest:

Citizen Science: 9
Climate Change: 12
Harvesting: 12
Marine Wildlife: 12
Public Education: 9
Water Quality: 12
Low Impact Development: 9
Native Vegetation / Invasive Species: 12
Geology / Coastal Processes: 12
Restoration Practices / Approaches: 8
Plastics and Marine Debris: 9
Marine Stewardship: 12

Name:

Robin
Thome

Phone:

425-334-9734
425-359-2037

Email:

[email protected]

Address:

13423 S. Machias Rd.
Snohomish, WA
98290

List Interests / Hobbies:

Gardening, flowers, shrubs, and food
Bird watching, backyard
Walking, hiking
Traveling
Botanical gardens
Reading
Camping
Cooking

 

Degrees / Certificates:

Masters in Education

 

Places you love in Snohomish County:

Centennial trail
My back yard
Wallace Falls
Lime kiln
Little Pilchuck river
South Fork of the Stillaquamish
Hawthorn Park
Downtown Snohomish

 

Activities of Interest:

Educate the Public at Local Festivals, Monitor Water Quality, Write Articles for Various Media, Gather and analyze data, Monitor Flora and Fauna, Photograph or Draw Marine Environments, Lead Beach and Nature walks

 

Days not available for training:

March to May , 2022- so far it’s clear!

 

Why do you want to become a Beach Watcher:

I have a home on Admiralty Inlet. I’m beginning to see the effects of global warming. I wonder about the salmon, over population, climate change, politicians that do not help, I’d love to know more about marine habitat ( animals, animal behavior, seaweed, algae) more than I do now.

 

Experience as a Volunteer:

Organization: Master Gardener
Years Involved: 3
Role: Dig weeds, trim plants, man a booth
Description: Booths at farmers markets, fairs, gardens, events like state fair

Rate Topics of Interest:

Citizen Science: 9
Climate Change: 12
Harvesting: 12
Marine Wildlife: 12
Public Education: 9
Water Quality: 12
Low Impact Development: 9
Native Vegetation / Invasive Species: 12
Geology / Coastal Processes: 12
Restoration Practices / Approaches: 8
Plastics and Marine Debris: 9
Marine Stewardship: 12

Name:

Surafel
Hale

Phone:

360-630-7792
360-630-7792

Email:

[email protected]

Address:

20227 77th ave NE unit M102
Arlington, WA
98223

List Interests / Hobbies:

Hiking, Water Sports, Soccer, Football, Books, Bird Watching

 

Degrees / Certificates:

N/A

 

Places you love in Snohomish County:

I’m still new to Washington.

 

Activities of Interest:

Educate the Public at Local Festivals, Monitor Water Quality, Restore local habitats, Give talks at local beaches or in schools, Gather and analyze data, Photograph or Draw Marine Environments, Lead Beach and Nature walks, Contact local businesses, Lead Preschool Story Times

 

Days not available for training:

Works great for me!

 

Why do you want to become a Beach Watcher:

I want to help myself. When I do something for someone else it helps me.

 

Experience as a Volunteer:

Organization: Humane Society of Utah
Years Involved: 2
Role: Volunteering
Description: Took dogs out for walks, cleaned cages and scooped poop.

Rate Topics of Interest:

Citizen Science: 3
Climate Change: 10
Harvesting: 12
Marine Wildlife: 12
Public Education: 9
Water Quality: 8
Low Impact Development: 8
Native Vegetation / Invasive Species: 8
Geology / Coastal Processes: 8
Restoration Practices / Approaches: 8
Plastics and Marine Debris: 12
Marine Stewardship: 8

Name:

Lisa
Amantche

Phone:

425-633-9036
425-633-9035

Email:

[email protected]

Address:

23601 56th Ave w, Unit 2117
Mountlake Terrace, WA
98043

List Interests / Hobbies:

Photography and volunteerism through Seattle Aquarium and The Trevor Project

 

Degrees / Certificates:

Yes, Sociology and Political Science

 

Places you love in Snohomish County:

I love being outdoors here, Edmonds is a favorite location

 

Activities of Interest:

Educate the Public at Local Festivals, Monitor Water Quality, Restore local habitats, Write Articles for Various Media, Give talks at local beaches or in schools, Gather and analyze data, Monitor Flora and Fauna, Photograph or Draw Marine Environments, Lead Beach and Nature walks, Contact local businesses, Lead Preschool Story Times

 

Days not available for training:

 

Why do you want to become a Beach Watcher:

Passionate about nature, education, and helping

 

Experience as a Volunteer:

Organization: Seattle Aquarium
Years Involved: 6
Role: Beach Naturalist
Description:
Organization: The Trevor Project
Years Involved: 1
Role: Digital Crisis Counselor
Description: Helping LGBTQIA+ youth

Rate Topics of Interest:

Citizen Science: 1
Climate Change: 1
Harvesting: 3
Marine Wildlife: 1
Public Education: 1
Water Quality: 1
Low Impact Development: 1
Native Vegetation / Invasive Species: 1
Geology / Coastal Processes: 1
Restoration Practices / Approaches: 1
Plastics and Marine Debris: 1
Marine Stewardship: 1

Name:

Lisa
Amantche

Phone:

425-633-9036
425-633-9035

Email:

[email protected]

Address:

23601 56th Ave w, Unit 2117
Mountlake Terrace, WA
98043

List Interests / Hobbies:

Photography and volunteerism through Seattle Aquarium and The Trevor Project

 

Degrees / Certificates:

Yes, Sociology and Political Science

 

Places you love in Snohomish County:

I love being outdoors here, Edmonds is a favorite location

 

Activities of Interest:

Educate the Public at Local Festivals, Monitor Water Quality, Restore local habitats, Write Articles for Various Media, Give talks at local beaches or in schools, Gather and analyze data, Monitor Flora and Fauna, Photograph or Draw Marine Environments, Lead Beach and Nature walks, Contact local businesses, Lead Preschool Story Times

 

Days not available for training:

 

Why do you want to become a Beach Watcher:

Passionate about nature, education, and helping

 

Experience as a Volunteer:

Organization: Seattle Aquarium
Years Involved: 6
Role: Beach Naturalist
Description:
Organization: The Trevor Project
Years Involved: 1
Role: Digital Crisis Counselor
Description: Helping LGBTQIA+ youth

Rate Topics of Interest:

Citizen Science: 1
Climate Change: 1
Harvesting: 3
Marine Wildlife: 1
Public Education: 1
Water Quality: 1
Low Impact Development: 1
Native Vegetation / Invasive Species: 1
Geology / Coastal Processes: 1
Restoration Practices / Approaches: 1
Plastics and Marine Debris: 1
Marine Stewardship: 1

Name:

Susan
Kaufman

Phone:

954-491-9661

Email:

[email protected]

Address:

5900 64th st. ne, #68
Marysville, WA
98270

List Interests / Hobbies:

gardening, decorating, Mother Nature appreciation, hiking, sailing, dining, foraging

 

Degrees / Certificates:

BS’s in Dental Hygiene and Holistic Nutrition, USCG 100Ton Masters License, Certified Long Term Care Ombudsman, FL State volunteer Park Ranger.

 

Places you love in Snohomish County:

I have only lived in PNW since the middle of 2018 as a transplant from S. FL and 13 years in the Caribbean Sea, so any place is Snohomish County is going to be new to me.

 

Activities of Interest:

Monitor Water Quality, Restore local habitats, Monitor Flora and Fauna, Photograph or Draw Marine Environments, Lead Beach and Nature walks

 

Days not available for training:

 

Why do you want to become a Beach Watcher:

I miss being on the sea.

 

Experience as a Volunteer:

N/A

Rate Topics of Interest:

Citizen Science: 6
Climate Change: 4
Harvesting: 3
Marine Wildlife: 1
Public Education: 6
Water Quality: 4
Low Impact Development: 10
Native Vegetation / Invasive Species: 1
Geology / Coastal Processes: 6
Restoration Practices / Approaches: 5
Plastics and Marine Debris: 8
Marine Stewardship: 1

Name:

Patricia
Segulja-Lau

Phone:

206-730-7228

Email:

[email protected]

Address:

15117 83rd Ave SE
Snohomish, WA
98296

List Interests / Hobbies:

I enjoy hiking and outdoor activities.

 

Degrees / Certificates:

Business Degree
Project Management Certificate

 

Places you love in Snohomish County:

 

Activities of Interest:

Educate the Public at Local Festivals, Monitor Water Quality, Restore local habitats, Gather and analyze data, Lead Beach and Nature walks, Contact local businesses, Lead Preschool Story Times

 

Days not available for training:

 

Why do you want to become a Beach Watcher:

My goal is to help preserve and improve our waters now and for the future. I feel the Beach Watcher’s program helps volunteers do that through education, stewardship and research. I also feel it would be an honor to volunteer with people that have the same interests in hopes that our common goals can be achieved. Thank you for your consideration.

 

Experience as a Volunteer:

Organization: 4H Leader
Years Involved: 3
Role: Leader
Description: Horse Program
Organization: Northwest Marine Trade Association
Years Involved: 12
Role: Board Member including Chair
Description: Maritime industry
Organization: South Seattle Community College
Years Involved: 9
Role: Advisory Board
Description:

Rate Topics of Interest:

Citizen Science: 3
Climate Change: 2
Harvesting: 2
Marine Wildlife: 2
Public Education: 2
Water Quality: 1
Low Impact Development: 3
Native Vegetation / Invasive Species: 1
Geology / Coastal Processes: 3
Restoration Practices / Approaches: 1
Plastics and Marine Debris: 1
Marine Stewardship: 1

Name:

Anna
Pasztirko

Phone:

425-486-6587

Email:

[email protected]

Address:

2009 237th St SE
Bothell, WA
98021

List Interests / Hobbies:

Photography, walking, Observing sea life.

 

Degrees / Certificates:

Teaching Certificates in general education and special education as well as early childhood education. Master’s degree in school administration.

 

Places you love in Snohomish County:

Picnic Point Beach, Mukilteo beach and Lighthouse,

 

Activities of Interest:

Give talks at local beaches or in schools, Gather and analyze data, Photograph or Draw Marine Environments, Lead Beach and Nature walks, Lead Preschool Story Times

 

Days not available for training:

I’m unsure if these dates are in the past 3/6/2021-5/29/2021, or for 2022. I am available any friday in March through May of 2022.

 

Why do you want to become a Beach Watcher:

I’m excited to expand upon my personal love of the beach and sea life and turn it into a volunteer opportunity to preserve it and educate others for generations to come.

 

Experience as a Volunteer:

Organization: Snohomish county CASA program (Court Appointed Special Advocate)
Years Involved: 8 years
Role: I am a court appointed advocate for children (Guardian Ad Litem)
Description: I am an advocate for foster children in the Snohomish County Courts

Rate Topics of Interest:

Citizen Science: 1
Climate Change: 3
Harvesting: 6
Marine Wildlife: 1
Public Education: 1
Water Quality: 6
Low Impact Development: 6
Native Vegetation / Invasive Species: 6
Geology / Coastal Processes: 1
Restoration Practices / Approaches: 6
Plastics and Marine Debris: 6
Marine Stewardship: 1

Name:

Raymond
Renfro

Phone:

808-859-5308

Email:

[email protected]

Address:

1106 130th SE
Everett, WA
98208

List Interests / Hobbies:

Gardening, biking, hiking

 

Degrees / Certificates:

Ph D in Economics

 

Places you love in Snohomish County:

Mukilteo, Edmonds, Camano Island, Whidbey Island

 

Activities of Interest:

Educate the Public at Local Festivals, Monitor Water Quality, Restore local habitats, Write Articles for Various Media, Give talks at local beaches or in schools, Gather and analyze data, Monitor Flora and Fauna, Photograph or Draw Marine Environments, Lead Beach and Nature walks, Contact local businesses

 

Days not available for training:

 

Why do you want to become a Beach Watcher:

 

Experience as a Volunteer:

Organization: Snohomish Conservation District
Years Involved: 2
Role: Associate Supervisor
Description: Served on the Board of Directors

Rate Topics of Interest:

Citizen Science: 9
Climate Change: 12
Harvesting: 9
Marine Wildlife: 12
Public Education: 11
Water Quality: 12
Low Impact Development: 12
Native Vegetation / Invasive Species: 12
Geology / Coastal Processes: 9
Restoration Practices / Approaches: 9
Plastics and Marine Debris: 9
Marine Stewardship: 10

Name:

Rand
Peterson

Phone:

425-349-3208
425-246-1780

Email:

[email protected]

Address:

5500 Harbour Pointe Blvd, E102
Mukilteo, WA
98275

List Interests / Hobbies:

Photography, climate science, hiking, bird-watching, foraging

 

Degrees / Certificates:

B.S. in Industrial Technology. PMI Certificate (program manager).

 

Places you love in Snohomish County:

The many hikes on the Moutain Loop Highway. Foraging on the Mukilteo and Edmonds Beaches.

 

Activities of Interest:

Educate the Public at Local Festivals, Monitor Water Quality, Write Articles for Various Media, Give talks at local beaches or in schools, Gather and analyze data, Monitor Flora and Fauna, Photograph or Draw Marine Environments, Lead Beach and Nature walks, Contact local businesses, Lead Preschool Story Times

 

Days not available for training:

None

 

Why do you want to become a Beach Watcher:

I love the ocean and have a strong interest in approaches to stop its decline. I like interacting with people, especially on an important subject like climate change. I have always been a science nerd. This volunteer position allows me to learn about a subject that I care about and to share what I’ve learned.

 

Experience as a Volunteer:

Organization: Flying Heritage and Combat Armor Museum
Years Involved: 3
Role: Docent, tour guide for K-12 students
Description: Weekly involvement with visitors to the museum.
Organization: Phinney Neighborhood Association
Years Involved: 3
Role: Photographer
Description: Captured various events held at PNA
Organization: Imagine Childrens Museum, Everett
Years Involved: 3
Role: Photographer
Description: Took photos for various events.

Rate Topics of Interest:

Citizen Science: 2
Climate Change: 1
Harvesting: 12
Marine Wildlife: 3
Public Education: 8
Water Quality: 4
Low Impact Development: 11
Native Vegetation / Invasive Species: 6
Geology / Coastal Processes: 9
Restoration Practices / Approaches: 10
Plastics and Marine Debris: 5
Marine Stewardship: 7

Name:

sharon
valentine

Phone:

360-731-1587

Email:

[email protected]

Address:

15933 goldbar drive, po box 1183
gold bar, WA
98251

List Interests / Hobbies:

gardening, hiking, native plants and species

 

Degrees / Certificates:

degree in horticulture

 

Places you love in Snohomish County:

pilchuck and skykomish rivers. beaches at Mukilteo

 

Activities of Interest:

Monitor Water Quality, Restore local habitats, Gather and analyze data, Monitor Flora and Fauna, Lead Beach and Nature walks

 

Days not available for training:

available for all

 

Why do you want to become a Beach Watcher:

interested in community and in preserving environment

 

Experience as a Volunteer:

Organization: May Creek Club, private community
Years Involved: 11 years , still active
Role: parks department and community board member, secretary for board
Description: oversaw the 3 parks care and maintenamaintenance. developed and planned a off lease dog park.. actively engaged in volunteer projects .

Rate Topics of Interest:

Citizen Science: 1
Climate Change: 1
Harvesting: 1
Marine Wildlife: 1
Public Education: 1
Water Quality: 1
Low Impact Development: 1
Native Vegetation / Invasive Species: 1
Geology / Coastal Processes: 1
Restoration Practices / Approaches: 1
Plastics and Marine Debris: 1
Marine Stewardship: 1

Name:

sharon
valentine

Phone:

360-731-1587

Email:

[email protected]

Address:

15933 goldbar drive, po box 1183
gold bar, WA
98251

List Interests / Hobbies:

gardening, hiking, native plants and species

 

Degrees / Certificates:

degree in horticulture

 

Places you love in Snohomish County:

pilchuck and skykomish rivers. beaches at Mukilteo

 

Activities of Interest:

Monitor Water Quality, Restore local habitats, Gather and analyze data, Monitor Flora and Fauna, Lead Beach and Nature walks

 

Days not available for training:

available for all

 

Why do you want to become a Beach Watcher:

interested in community and in preserving environment

 

Experience as a Volunteer:

Organization: May Creek Club, private community
Years Involved: 11 years , still active
Role: parks department and community board member, secretary for board
Description: oversaw the 3 parks care and maintenamaintenance. developed and planned a off lease dog park.. actively engaged in volunteer projects .

Rate Topics of Interest:

Citizen Science: 1
Climate Change: 1
Harvesting: 1
Marine Wildlife: 1
Public Education: 1
Water Quality: 1
Low Impact Development: 1
Native Vegetation / Invasive Species: 1
Geology / Coastal Processes: 1
Restoration Practices / Approaches: 1
Plastics and Marine Debris: 1
Marine Stewardship: 1