Watershed Liaison: WRIAs 820
Margaret Duncan is a Watershed Liaison, Shared Strategy for Puget
Sound, focusing primarily on WRIAs 8 through 20. Margaret is a political
scientist with twenty years of experience in natural resource management
and social and economic research. She has worked on land acquisition
and Endangered Species Act-related activities with Seattle City Light.
While working with the Suquamish Tribe Fisheries Department, she
engaged in collaborative efforts with federal, tribal and state natural
resource trustees and local government representatives concerning
superfund site listing and clean-up processes, source control, and
habitat restoration within the Green/Duwamish watershed. Margaret
was a representative on the Elliott Bay/Duwamish Restoration Program
Panel and technical working groups, and chaired the public participation
and budget committees.
Jim Kramer is Executive Director, Shared Strategy for Puget Sound.
Jim has twenty-five years of experience in natural resource programs,
public policy, public finance and environmental issues. He graduated
from The Evergreen State College with a degree in natural sciences
and is a proud geoduck. Since college, Jim has worked for a number
of local governments, including King County where he created and
managed the Surface Water Management Division. Jim has facilitated
numerous interdisciplinary science and policy groups and has helped
to create consensus agreements between diverse interests. Prior
to Shared Strategy, Jim assisted in the creation of the statewide
program for salmon habitat funding (Salmon Recovery Funding Board)
and facilitated decisions on $100 million in project funds. He is
currently responsible for managing the development of the Puget Sound
Salmon Recovery Plan with the involvement of 14 watersheds and several
hundred stakeholders across Puget Sound.
Lewis, Office Manager
Domonique combines her studies in economics and urban ecology planning
with her customer service experience to help run the Shared Strategy
office with skill and insight. Domonique is not only organized and
good with people, she is also committed to making sure that everything
she does meets high standards. In her previous job working for Wellington
Builders, customers frequently commented on Domonique’s thoughtfulness,
follow-through and how easy she was to work with. Domonique is interested
in seeing how to use incentives to motivate people to balance natural
resource economies with habitat protection and restoration. Domonique
is a volunteer salmon naturalist on the Cedar River.
Watershed Liaison: WRIAs 17
Carol MacIlroy is a Watershed Liaison, Shared Strategy for Puget
Sound, focusing primarily on WRIAs 1 through 7 and the nearshore
environment. Carol has been working on natural resource issues in
King County since 1995. As a business and Endangered Species Act
outreach specialist for King County's Department of Natural Resources,
Carol involved community leaders and stakeholders in shaping and
understanding salmon recovery planning in the Green-Duwamish watershed.
As Seattle Director for the YMCA's Earth Service Corps and an assistant
with the Thornton Creek Project she facilitated community and youth
efforts to assess and take action to improve their home watersheds.
Carol recently returned from a year of volunteer work with the Ecuadorian
Ministry of the Environment.