The full-time Tualatin SWCD staff work closely with a team of seasonal specialists and USDA employees to provide a number of technical and educational programs throughout the District.
Get to know some of the faces you will see around the office and in the field!
Lacey has been with the District since May 2006. In addition to managing the District, she writes conservation plans for landowners, provides technical assistance, write grants, and assists with outreach activities. In her spare time, Lacey likes hiking, gardening, and spending time with her family.
Contact: Lacey.Townsend@tualatinswcd.org or 503-334-2288×102
Aaron coordinates the District’s stream enhancement program through enrollment of private landowners, partner collaboration, and project management. Along with his dog Sadie, he enjoys spending time outside, gardening, and rooting for his favorite football team.
Contact: Aaron.Shaw@tualatinswcd.org or 503-334-2288×103
Briita works closely with Aaron to coordinate the District’s stream enhancement projects through site visits, contractor facilitation and other restoration activities. She is a huge fan of the Pacific Northwest with its many beautiful natural areas, and is constantly scheming up the next backpacking trip or waterfall hike destination.
Contact: Briita.Pajunas@tualatinswcd.org or 503-334-2288×105
Bethany works with landowners, contractors, and the stream enhancement team to facilitate all aspects of the stream enhancement projects. You will find her working in her own native plant garden and creating delicious new concoctions with ingredients grown at home.
Contact: Bethany.Lund@tualatinswcd.org or 503-334-2288×106
Mike Conroy, Conservation Specialists
Mike works with landowners, contractors, and community partners to manage stream enhancement projects throughout the district. He enjoys meeting landowners and exploring the bounty of the Tualatin basin and beyond for work and play.
Contact: Mike.Conroy@tualatinswcd.org or 503-334-2288×109
Juli Waarvik, Outreach and Enrollment Specialist
Juli promotes the District’s stream enhancement programs by coordinating private landowner enrollment and providing community outreach. She enjoys learning new outdoor sports and exploring all of Oregon from the mountains to the ocean.
Contact: Juli.Waarvik@tualatinswcd.org or 503-334-2288×108
Contact: Judy.Marsh@tualatinswcd.org or 503-334-2288×107
Chantel Huff, Conservation Educator
Chantel promotes the District through Conservation Education outreach at events, and workshops. She also maintains the social media pages and helps to create outreach material for the District. Chantel likes camping, traveling and enjoying the Oregon outdoors.
Contact: Chantel.Huff@tualatinswcd.org or 503-334-2288×104