Board of Directors

Board of Directors

The vision of TCAT’s leadership is to live in healthy balance with each other and planet earth. Click here to view the most recent Board Meeting Minutes!

 

Tom Crawford (He/Him/His), Secretary

Tom is a founding member of TCAT, and served as board president for many years. He works closely with TCAT staff on developing and carrying out TCAT programs.  He has lived and worked in Thurston County for over 30 years and has over 40 years experience working with community development, education, health, environmental, and transportation organizations. He has provided training on sustainability in Thurston County and throughout the Puget Sound region, with numerous presentations to elected officials. Tom has also worked with Native American communities in the Pacific Northwest and with state transportation agencies nationwide.

 

Geoff Glass (He/Him/His), Interim Board President

Geoff is the Senior Manager for Energy & Sustainability at Providence Health & Services where he has oversight for facility, security and medical equipment operations for two hospitals and 34 clinics. Geoff has dedicated his career to developing high performance healthcare facilities – having substantially improved energy efficiency at four major medical facilities in Western Washington. His current focus is on improving sustainability of Providence operations in Southwest Washington. Geoff is a licensed professional Engineer (Civil) in the State of Washington and Certified Energy Manager. In 2015, Geoff committed to a “car – free” lifestyle as a means of living out his value of environmental stewardship and personal responsibility for health

 

Angelika Hagen-Breaux (She/Her)

Angelika retired after 31-years with the Washington State Department of Fish and Wildlife. A biologist by training, she spent most of her career in salmon fisheries management. After heading the Puget Sound Fisheries Sampling Program for several years, she led the fisheries modeling unit, simulating the impacts of fisheries on endangered salmon stocks. During her tenure she served on national and international committees closely collaborating with Tribal, state, federal, and foreign governments. She joined TCAT to work with her community to address the climate crisis on the local level.

 

Gordon Wheat, MD (He/Him)

Gordon is a retired physician, practicing medicine in Olympia for over 30 years. He is the chair of the Olympia Physicians for Social Responsibility Climate Task Force and the vice-chair of the Phagebiotics Research Foundation. He has pursued public health work in various capacities and currently serves on the One Health Committee for the Washington State Department of Public Health, addressing antibiotic resistance. He is passionate about the public health and medical consequences of climate change and believes all people deserve the opportunity for health as our world warms.