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L. Katherine Baril

Port Townsend
Baril networks! forager of big ideas/ catalyst of change
Which skills or areas of expertise are you willing to share?
Agriculture and Food Services
Business Creation and Administration
Law and Public Service
Natural Resources, Ecology, Water and Land Usage
Social Services and Non Profit
I am interested in working with schools in my area
What grade level would you or your organization work best with?
High School
What kind of availability do you or your organization have to offer?
Job Shadowing
Briefly describe the program, volunteer work, or partnerships you or your organization may offer.
Interested in working with students and young professionals in social and business entrepreneurship- Thinking through partnerships, linking community resources, accessing information and policy.

You have indicated an expertise in Agriculture and Food Services
Served community as local County Extension agent for 25 years- responsible for linking research to local needs- taught Ag entrepreneurship- directed local food and Farm initiative, responsible for Ag tourism and Ag business development, knowledgeable of markets, promotion and linkages.
You have indicated an expertise in Business Creation and Administration
Served as local TEAM Jefferson Economic Development Council developer and Board member. Have coached and worked with a variety of local businesses. Initiated many reports and programs including the need to attract and keep young professional entrepreneurs in our local economy. Led many shop local and local economy initiatives and workshops.
You have indicated an expertise in Law and Public Service
Have a law degree in natural resource and public policy specializing in water law, human rights law and natural resource management. Do not currently practice law but have an expertise in common law management and environmental public policy and mediation
You have indicated an expertise in Natural Resources, Ecology, Water and Land Usage
Worked on local water quality and watershed management issues since l988, wrote state's first watershed plan, negotiated statewid Timber, Fish and Wildlife agreement as well as watershed water rights management. Directed statewide Northwest Water Resources Council of 23 top state corporations in partnership with 35 Tribal Nations in collaborative efforts to restore salmon and avoid litigation in Northwest and Salish Sea Waters.
You have indicated an expertise in Social Services and Non Profit
Have taught and coached nongovernmental civic society organizational development and fundraising. A lot of regional boards, committees and initiative in public policy development