Sno-King Watershed Council Board

Eric Adman, President

Eric has been a member of Sno-King Watershed Council since 2008.  In addition to being the President of Sno-King Watershed Council, he is on the board of the Adopt-A-Stream Foundation.  He lives on Little Swamp Creek in Kenmore, WA, in the Swamp Creek watershed and is a volunteer water quality monitor on Little Swamp and Swamp Creeks. In his day job he is a paramedic for the fire department. Eric coordinates SKWC’s Water Watcher program.

Dr. David Bain – Vice President

Dr. David Bain is a professional Orca biologist, and is active with several local groups, including Friends of North Creek Forest, One Bothell, and Cascadia Environmental Science Center among others. David lives in the North Creek watershed and is a volunteer water quality monitor on the Sammamish River, North Creek and Parr Creek.

Mark Phillips, Secretary

Mark has been a long-time organizer of the Lake Forest Park Steamkeepers, one of the few local volunteer water monitoring organizations, is a member of the Lake Forest Park City Council, and is also a member of the Lake Forest Park Stewardship Foundation.  He and his wife Sarah are long-time activists in the 46th District Democrats. Mark lives in the MacAleer creek watershed and is a volunteer water quality monitor on MacAleer and Lyon Creeks.

Tony Peterson – Treasurer

Tony is a new member of the Sno-King Watershed Council board, but is not new to working with and for nonprofits. He is the Director of Finance and Adminstration for Team Child, whose goal is eliminating youth incarceration. Previously he was CFO for the American Lung Association. He has a strong interest in protecting the environment.

Gabriella Golzarian – Membership and Communications Director

Gabriella is a new member of the SKWC board. Gabriella has years of experience working in the environmental field ranging from forest fire fighting to wetland ecology. She has served in other environmental service organizations such as Americorps NCCC and Sound Salmon Solutions.

Bill Lider

Bill has lived in Washington since 1978 and has been a professional civil engineer since 1984.  He was Stormwater Lead Engineer for Parsons-Brinkerhoff in Seattle for 8 years before starting his own consulting firm, Lider Engineering, in 1978.  Bill currently specializes in low impact designs for stormwater and erosion control design but also does utility designs for sanitary sewers and municipal water supply.  Bill has provided expert testimony appealing inappropriate developer stormwater designs and has provided pro bono engineering services to a number of environmental organizations. Bill is in the Golde Creek and Swamp Creek watersheds.

Dr. Jeffrey Staley

Dr. Jeffrey Staley is a retired professor of theology and current book author. His recent book, “Gum Moon” about young women adopted into and rescued from servitude in early 1900’s Chinatown is just out. Dr. Staley lives on the headwaters end of Little Swamp Creek in Bothell, WA. He is a volunteer water monitor, and also has helped to start a local chapter of PFLAG in Bothell.