Our Team

Dana Pricher

Dana Pricher started as a volunteer with the SBWC Native Plant Nursery in 2014 to feed her passion for plants, gardening and sustainable agriculture. She has a BS in…

Amber Kester

Amber runs much of the Council’s Native Plant Nursery’s day-to-day operation, working closely with volunteers to prepare plants for restoration and sales projects. She also works in many capacities…

Chris Vanderzanden

Chris joined the team in November, on a part-time basis, to provide communication and website support during the South Scappoose Creek Stream Restoration project. She has volunteered at the…

Pat Welle

Pat has a MS in Environmental Science, with a focus on water quality monitoring and special project work in the Lower Columbia River. Pat worked previously for Conservation Districts in eastern…