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Welcome, Amy!

Jun 22, 2021 | Friends, Padilla Bay, Washington, Reserves

Amy Wilcox is the new administrative officer for the Padilla Bay Foundation.

Please join NERRA in welcoming Amy Wilcox, the new administrative officer for Washington’s Padilla Bay Foundation. To her role, Amy brings more than twenty years of experience in nonprofit and governmental agencies, where she has worked to promote resource conservation, social justice, and access to education and the arts. 

“I’m excited to use my communications and fundraising skills to build on the great work at the Foundation and the Padilla Bay Reserve,” says Amy. “I’m from this area. The Reserve is a local gem that could use more attention. For me, this work is about legacy. I want to make sure the Reserve is here for a long, long time, keeping the estuary healthy and the people around it thriving.”

A previous role with the North Cascades Institute, a conservation education organization, used to bring Amy to the Reserve once a month for meetings. “It was always my favorite day of the month! I thought it was such a lovely place to get to work,” she says. “Now I’m here, and it’s kind of my dream job!”

When not working on causes she believes in, Amy enjoys paddling in the Salish Sea and running on trails. “I like to do whatever I can do outside,” she says.  

We hope you’ll take a moment to say hello. Amy, we’re so excited to have you join the community of Reserve Friends and Foundations—you’ll find they are as passionate about their Reserves as you are about Padilla Bay.

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