Dean Dougherty, Director of Stewardship, holds a Master’s Degree from the University of Washington with a specialization in invasive plant control. He started working full time with the San Juan Preservation Trust in 2002 after escaping from the computer industry. He now lives in Olga with his wife on a small farm and volunteers with the Orcas Island Fire Department.
Dean leads our stewardship team, and directly monitors protected properties on the following islands:
Vendovi, Jack, Sinclair, Cypress, Blakely, and Shaw