Alex is a native Portlander who grew up hiking and camping in the Mt. Hood National Forest. As an activist he has tasted success in the campaign to stop the Eagle Creek 'salvage rider' timber sales and in organizing support for the Roadless Area Conservation Rule. For five years Alex worked for Oregon Natural Resources Council organizing opposition to regional threats to our forests as well as mounting a successful Wilderness campaign. He brings a full range of non-profit management skills to Bark and most importantly, he brings a passion for protecting Mt. Hood National Forest.