Krystal was promoted to E.D. in April of 2011 to lead the organization in becoming a sustainable powerhouse of local environmental education, citizen science, and conservation in Pierce County.
She joined Audubon in 2006 as the Conservation Coordinator, working with the Conservation Committee on habitat, shorelines and land use issues with the aim of protecting habitat for birds and wildlife across Pierce County. As a community organizer and lobbyist, her work focused on citizen science, shellfish aquaculture, biodiversity, open space, urban forestry and conservation.
A Puget Sound native, Krystal spent four years in the Navy before earning her B.A. and Master of Environmental Studies degrees from The Evergreen State College in Olympia, WA, where she was the campus chair for the Washington Public Interest Research Group. She served on the Metro Parks Tacoma Board of Park Commissioners from 2010-2011.
When not at work, she enjoys organic gardening and native plants, hiking, tennis and camping with her family.
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