Education & Outreach Assistant
(564) 669-4826

Jae Townsend joined the Conservation District in January of 2023 as an Education & Outreach Assistant. Jae grew up in Port Orchard, Washington and attended school at the Evergreen State College where they hold a Bachelor of Science degree with an emphasis in Forest Ecology.

Jae has a background in non-profit outreach and education and has a special interest in forestry and wildfire mitigation. In their spare time, they enjoy camping, hiking, traveling, and spending time with their wife and cat.

Educational Degrees & Certifications/Licenses:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Forest Ecology
  • NFPA Assessing Structure Ignition Potential Certificate
  • National Wildlife Steward Certificate
  • Wilderness First Aid Certification