Board of Directors
Committed to the Cause
A Missoula resident since 1974, Joe Glassy graduated from Univ. of Montana in 1979 with a BS in Forestry/Ecology, and later in 1994 with an MS in Forestry with an emphasis in ecosystem and hydrology modeling. Since 2001, Joe has worked through his company Lupine Logic Inc, in earth science, hydrology, remote sensing/GIS, and wildlife habitat analysis, principally as a science/software engineer and analyst. As an entrepreneur, Joe also developed a number of field data collection technologies (RichPoint, coyotEYE software/hardware systems). In conjunction with the University of Montana (NTSG group under Dr. Steve Running), Joe’s career has involved decade long contributions to each of two NASA earth observing satellite missions -- NASA Terra/MODIS (MODIS Instrument, Land team on the Terra satellite platform), and later the NASA Soil Moisture Active/Passive (SMAP) satellite. Locally, Joe has contributed time in the 1980’s as a member of the Open Space Committee, and a term as board members for the MEIC. More recently, Joe has volunteered for several years in various capacities for the Watershed Education Network (WEN) prior to becoming a board member in 2018. Joe continues to be interested in community citizen science, especially those linking field biology and earth science disciplines.
Kathleen Kennedy fell in love with the natural world as a child exploring the tide pools of Northern California. After becoming a land-locked University of Montana student in 1988, her exploration expanded to include Montana’s terrestrial and freshwater ecosystems. Upon obtaining her Bachelors in biology, Kathleen realized that she wanted to share her enthusiasm for the natural world with others so she pursued her teaching credential. Kathleen has been teaching science at Big Sky High School for 20 years. She knows firsthand the role watershed education can have in engaging students of all ages. To give back to the place she calls home, Kathleen has been involved in helping steward Missoula’s conservation lands for decades and is a current member of Missoula’s Conservation Lands Advisory Committee.
WEN's Board members with photos and biographies coming soon:
Jeff Lukas, Fly fishing guide
Sydney Stewart, Engineer, New Fields Consulting
Emily Wilmott, Water Attorney, Ferguson Law