Angela Anderson

Executive Director

Angela Anderson joined the San Juan Preservation Trust staff as Executive Director in February of 2018.

Prior to joining SJPT, she served as Kauai Island Director of the Hawaiian Islands Land Trust (HILT). An attorney, she also maintained her own private law practice, specializing in real estate transactions, estate planning, mediation, and environmental law.

Angela holds a law degree from the University of Hawaii’s William S. Richardson School of Law, with graduate certificates in environmental law and conflict resolution. She received her bachelor’s degree from Columbia University, where she designed a dual concentration in Environmental Science and Economics.

Angela grew up in Tacoma, Washington. Her early experiences hiking Pacific Northwest rainforest trails, exploring rocky coastlines, and swimming in cold mountain and coastal waters helped form her lifelong dedication to protecting the natural environment.

She continues to enjoy hiking and exploring the islands’ coastlines with her husband, Adam, daughters Jaya and Leela, and dog, Leo.