Ron joined the Land Trust in June 2017. He brings more than 25 years of experience as a reporter and editor in print and online media. Ron is the primary writer and photographer for the Land Trust. He spent 16 years as a sports writer and copy editor at The (Tacoma) News Tribune and later was Sports Editor at The Olympian.
Ron earned a bachelor’s degree in communications at Pacific Lutheran University. With a great passion for the outdoors and nature, he’s particularly interested in wetlands and the creatures that inhabit them. Ron and his wife Kathy live in Coupeville with their mastiff Allie. Ron has two grown daughters who share his love for the outdoors.