Wild. Beautiful. Awe-inspiring. These words capture the spirit and natural beauty of our beloved state and the incredible diversity of species that call it home. As Washington residents, we have a duty to be stewards of our great landscape. We served as the directors of the Washington state Department of Ecology for 12 of the last 15 years — and have dedicated our careers to protecting, preserving and restoring Washington’s natural resources and environment.
Cascadia Policy Solutions is excited to announce that Maia Bellon will join the firm on February 1, 2020. Maia will work on environmental policy development, climate advocacy, water resources, and air and water quality.
Maia has been the director of the Washington State Department of Ecology since 2013, where she served as one of Governor Inslee's closest advisors on climate, water, toxics, and air quality issues. She is the longest-serving Ecology director in state history and led the agency to great achievements in carbon emission reduction, water resources, and water quality.
Sustainability Matters Today is a podcast based in London, UK by Daniel Hartz that profiles sustainability leaders about their career, their origins in work related to sustainability and climate, and the ways in which people can adopt more climate-friendly practices in their personal and professional lives.