Methow Watershed Foundation

The Methow Watershed Foundation is a 501©(3) non-profit organization formed

to raise funds to support the work of the Methow Watershed Council.

Mission Statement: to generate and provide funds and resources for community awareness and education,

and implementation of the Methow Basin Watershed Plan and Detailed Implementation Plan

as directed by the Methow Watershed Council.

The Board meets monthly and reports to the Council

at its monthly meetings on the third Thursday of each month.


The current members of the board are:

Craig McDonald -  Chair

Craig is a retired chemical engineer with a M.S. from WSU. He retired from Dow in July 2014 with over 26 years of service. He now resides in the Methow Valley enjoying hiking, biking and other recreational activities.and bios coming soon

Greg Knott - Vice Chair,
MWC Position #1

Greg is retired from a 27 year career with the U.S. Forest Service and 8 years as the Methow Subbasin Liaison for the Bureau of Reclamation.  He holds a B.Sc. in Chemical Oceanography from the University of Washington.

Mike Fort - Secretary/ Treasurer MWC Position #2

Mike Fort was a Smokejumper with Intercity airport from 1961 to 1967.  He graduated from the University of Maryland with a BS in Civil Engineering in 1967.  He worked internationally in Civil Engineering from 1968 to 1990 and returned to the Methow Valley in 1989.

Ashley Thrasher - Board Member, MWC Chair

Ashley Thrasher currently serves as Chair of the Methow Watershed Council.

Alyssa Jumars - Board Member

Alyssa has been farming for nearly 15 years. She and her husband now own and operate a 10-acre organic berry farm in Carlton, at the base of McClure Mountain. She also works for the Methow Conservancy




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Wyatt Southworth -
(on leave)
Dick Evans - (on leave)