Richard Brocksmith, USA Alternate Commissioner

Richard Brocksmith is currently the Executive Director of the Skagit Watershed Council and joins us as alternate commissioner. Richard and four staff members support 44 member organizations in working to achieve sustainable fisheries in the Skagit RIver through education and habitat protection and restoration, particularly with respect to the recovery of Chinook salmon, currently listed as Threatened under the Federal Endangered Species Act.

Richard also serves as a City Council member for Mt. Vernon, focused on sustainable growth. He is deeply engaged with a number of citizen-based organizations working to conserve the natural resources of the Skagit Valley.

Appointed in July, 2020