Board of Directors

Carl Palmer

Carl Palmer

Board President and Executive Director

Carl is the founder of LegacyWorks Group. Carl has led innovative community impact initiatives for…

Shelley Ratay

Shelley Ratay

Board Treasurer

Shelley Ratay is a social sector consultant with extensive nonprofit management experience and domain expertise…

Dr. Doug Wachob

Dr. Doug Wachob

Board Secretary

Doug Wachob is Interim Dean and Director of Academic Programs at the Haub School of…

Jack Shea

Jack Shea

Board member

Jack is the former Head of the Meridian School, a private K-5 school in Seattle,…

Staff

Carl Palmer

Carl Palmer

Board President and Executive Director

Carl is the founder of LegacyWorks Group. Carl has led innovative community impact initiatives for…

Martin Goebel

Martin Goebel

Senior Project Director

Martin has nearly 35 years experience in natural resources management and sustainable development. Between 1983-1986…

Michael Sutton

Michael Sutton

Senior Project Director

Michael Sutton is a social entrepreneur and internationally respected leader in wildlife conservation. He currently…

Hal Hutchinson

Hal Hutchinson

Senior Project Director

Hal Hutchinson is the president of HH Land Strategies, a land planning and development consulting…

Tynes Viar

Tynes Viar

Development Director and Project Director

Tynes Viar has been fully immersed in innovative land projects, community regeneration and place-based education…

Max Ludington

Max Ludington

Project Director

Max has worked on conservation and public lands issues for the past 15 years, including…

Jessica Elliott

Jessica Elliott

Executive Assistant and Operations Manager

Jessica brings a wide array of experience to her role at LegacyWorks Group from her…

Sandy Mason

Sandy Mason

Project Manager

Sandy has worked in the land use planning and conservation field for over 25 years….

Court Smith

Court Smith

Project Director and Geographic Information Systems

Court has over 15 years experience working as a professional Geographic Information Systems (GIS) specialist,…

Megan Miley

Megan Miley

Communications

Megan has over 25 years experience in communications and design. Before LegacyWorks, she lead the…

Paulina Klein

Paulina Klein

Project Manager

Paulina is a biologist with a passion for conservation and community development, understanding there cannot…

Mark Tollefson

Mark Tollefson

Project Manager

Mark hails from five generations of rural farmers in northern Alberta, Canada. He has an…

Leslie Regan

Leslie Regan

Associate

Leslie recently earned her Master’s degree from the Bren School of Environmental Science and Management…

Devin Rothman

Devin Rothman

Associate

Devin Rothman recently completed a Master’s of Environmental Science and Management at UC Santa Barbara’s…

Lucy Hedley

Lucy Hedley

Summer Associate

Lucy is a Master’s Candidate at the Bren School of Environmental Science and Management at…

Kathrin Wagner

Kathrin Wagner

Summer Associate

Kathrin graduated with a master’s degree in physics from the Technical University in Munich, Germany,…