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Paul Satzinger

Paul joined the Washington Farmland Trust team in 2023. As the Operations Manager, Paul provides behind the scenes support to the Trust’s programs, teams, and systems. He brings two decades of experience working in experiential and environmental education helping to connect people to their environment and understand where their resources come from. He has led wilderness expeditions in many far flung places including the Sea of Cortez, Alaska, and locally in the North Cascades and Olympics. Prior to joining the Trust, Paul was the Operations Manager for NOLS Pacific Northwest where he managed business operations, a 30-acre campus, and a staff of 12. Paul graduated from Boston University with Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Environmental and Energy Policy. When not at work, he enjoys mountain biking, whitewater kayaking, tinkering with woodworking projects, and planning surf trips. Paul lives with his wife, daughter, and dog in Mount Vernon.

Favorite vegetable: Garlic