Staff

  • A headshot of Bruce Wishart standing in front of a leafy green plant.

    Bruce Wishart

    Government Affairs Specialist

    Bruce Wishart has served as a lobbyist for environmental groups in Olympia for the past 25 years. He currently operates a lobbying firm in Olympia, specializing in natural resource and environmental work. Prior to that he worked as Policy Director for People for Puget Sound. Bruce also served as a Staff Lobbyist for the Sierra Club from 1987 to 1999. Bruce is a graduate of University of Oregon School of Law (J.D. 1985) Bruce is an avid cyclist, putting thousands of miles on his bike during the dry portions of the year. He enjoys skiing in the winter months and spends time during the summer and fall surfing on the coast, fly fishing, and sea-kayaking in the Salish Sea.
  • Womam wearing glasses and backpacking gear with a leash and medium brown dog stands in a forest in front of a sign that reads "Pacific Crest Trail No2000".

    Hillary Jasper Rose

    Water Policy & Outreach Coordinator

    HJRose@Celp.org

    Hillary Jasper Rose is a graduate of Vermont Law's Masters of Environmental Law and Policy program. She has worked in community outreach and advocacy in recent years, including work with Seattle City Council, Seattle Public Utilities, local nonprofit organizations, and grassroots movements. She holds a passion for public trust and equitable access to resources. Joining the CELP will help her further this mission as she strives to educate and engage communities across the state, sharing information, legislation, and opportunities for individual involvement in environmental sustainability. Hillary has traveled and lived all over the world, but she is delighted to call this beautiful state her home.

  • Kayla Magers

    Development & Communications Coordinator

    development@celp.org

    Kayla is a graduate from the University of Washington with a B.A. in International Development and a B.F.A in Photo Media. She received a certificate in Nonprofit Management in June of 2020 also from the University of Washington. Kayla has a background in social media management, an interest in law, and a passion for environmental justice. Montana born and eastern Washington raised, she grew up in nature, camping, hiking, enjoying days at the lake, and floating rivers. She believes in the importance of water as a source of life, a resource, and a spiritual connection
  • Image of a woman, Maggie, in a red hoodie and blue baseball hat in front of a river and trees.

    Maggie Franquemont

    Staff Attorney

    MFranquemont@Celp.org

    Maggie has been passionate about water conservation since she was a small child growing up on Colorado’s Front Range. She took a circuitous path to Washington through Montana, Wyoming, and Oregon earning her B.S. in Land Rehabilitation from Montana State University, working for Yellowstone and Mount Rainier National Parks, and earning her J.D. from University of Oregon along the way. Maggie has focused her legal career on Environmental & Natural Resource Law as well as Ocean & Coastal Law. She is passionate about everything water and is thrilled to be working with CELP to protect Washington’s water resources. She is an avid skier, paddler, and rock climber and also spends time backpacking, painting, and sewing. Her favorite river in Washington is whichever one she is headed to next, and her favorite dinosaur is the Stegosaurus.  

  • Woman with white hair waring pink jacket and glasses stands in front of a river and trees.

    Trish Rolfe

    Executive Director

    trolfe@celp.org

    Prior to joining CELP, Trish Rolfe spent the last 10 years working on environmental policy issues in Alaska as Executive Director for Trustees for Alaska, and Alaska Manager for Sierra Club. She brings a deep background in and passion for environmental issues, and has extensive experience managing staff, budgets and campaigns. She earned her BA from the University of Alaska, Anchorage, and enjoys spending time outdoors with her dog