Lindsey serves as the Director of the Agriculture & Natural Resource Center of Excellence (ANR), with several years of experience with both the Center of Excellence (COE) model and the Community and Technical College (CTC) system. Prior to her time with ANR, she spent 2 years as Education Assistant for the WWCC Water & Environmental Center, and 2 years with Pheasants Forever as Fundraising and Banquet Chair. Leaning on her background in forestry and agricultural research, as well as a love for education at multiple levels, she brings a unique level of investment to the agriculture and natural resource sectors in Washington, and education of their workforce.
Lindsey earned her B.S. in Forestry at Washington State University, and while doing so, worked for the USDA-ARS in Grain Legume Genetics research, which gave her an unexpected, but welcome, love of agriculture. She graduated from AgForestry Class 40, after two years representing ANR statewide while focusing on agricultural leadership with classmates from a wide variety of agriculture and natural resource backgrounds.
With ANR, Lindsey serves as Marking Chair and Legislative Outreach Chair for the statewide consortium of COEs. She has been able to bring her enthusiasm for education and Washington’s agriculture and natural resources together to assist colleges and industry partners statewide with connection opportunities, global recognition, and community education, while continually increasing her knowledge about the many facets of these industries.
To contact Lindsey: 509.527.4635 or [email protected]