Trish Rolfe (she/her)
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.
Maggie Franquemont (she/her)
LEGAL & POLICY DIRECTOR
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.
Karen Bosshart (she/her)
DEVELOPMENT & OUTREACH COORDINATOR
A lifelong resident of the Salish Sea region, Karen grew up playing on the banks of the Cedar River. Her interest in environmental work began with an enduring love and fascination for Washington’s diverse aquatic ecosystems, which she funneled into six years of volunteering with the Seattle Aquarium. She worked as a preschool teacher for several years before pursuing her BA in Environmental Studies at the University of Washington. Throughout this time, she worked in a variety of outreach-centered roles through higher ed institutions and local government, spending two years working as an environmental educator for Bellevue and Seattle’s parks departments. Along with environmental justice, Karen is passionate about her Peruvian heritage, mass transit, and horror films.