Director since 1983, Brian is the longest serving board member. Brian worked as a wetland ecologist with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for 25 years, retiring in 2001. He owns a 54 acre agro-forestry operation in NW Multnomah County, including sheep and sustainably produced trees he uses for picture frames, gates and furniture.
Brian has been active with the Oregon Association of Conservation Districts and has volunteered his time at Resources and People (RAP) Camp, a week-long camp at Camp Esther Applegate for high school students throughout Oregon. His volunteer efforts on the Sturgeon Lake restoration planning group have helped obtain support from many organizations, resulting in a $42,000 grant from OWEB.