Lance WineckaExecutive Director

Lance Winecka was born and raised near the Puget Sound.  Lance has worked for SPSSEG since 2001 and has overseen over 100 on-the-ground restoration projects.  In 2007, Lance became the Executive Director for the Group and continues to build upon his experience to build better projects and to be more effective in salmon restoration.  Lance lives in Olympia, WA with his wife and two kids. lancew@spsseg.org

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Brian CombsSalmon Habitat Restoration Biologist

Brian is an avid outdoorsman and has been exploring his passion for natural history in the Pacific Northwest since 1995.  Brian earned a Bachelor’s of Science degree from the Evergreen State College in 2003 with emphasis in botany and ecology.  He has since been working as a biologist in both the government and private sectors.  His professional experience includes wetland biology, habitat restoration, botany, and wildlife studies.  His spare time is spent mushroom hunting and fishing.  Brian is glad to be a part of a non-profit organization and hopes to grow personally and professionally while being a steward of our region’s great resources.  Brian may be contacted at brianc@spsseg.org

 

 

Jerilyn WalleySalmon Habitat Restoration Biologist

Born and raised in Olympia, Jerilyn has passion for the Pacific Northwest.  She is an avid outdoors person, enjoying hiking, fishing, camping and climbing.  Jerilyn is a recent graduate of The Evergreen State College Masters in Environmental Studies program. She works on various projects, conducting TFW habitat surveys, utilizing mobile mapping technology to collect spatial data and create maps, maintains this website, creates outreach materials, attends community festivals and local education events. Jerilyn may be contacted at jerilynw@spsseg.org

 

 

 

download_20160914_125526Claire Williamson – Habitat Restoration Technician & Outreach Coordinator

A Washington native, Claire grew up playing in, and appreciating, the unique ecosystems of Puget Sound. She earned her Bachelors of Science from The Evergreen State College in Ecology and Biology. An outdoors enthusiast, Claire can be found mountain biking Washington trails in the summer, skiing the mountains in the winter and casting a flyrod throughout the year.  At SPSSEG, Claire spends her time working on outdoor environmental education and community outreach and collecting and analyzing data on the many projects SPSSEG is working on. She can be contacted at clairew@spsseg.org

Brian Zierdt- GIS Technician 

Can be reached at brianz@spsseg.org