Colleen Minion

Thurston County Solid Waste

Colleen Minion has served as a Waste Reduction Specialist for Thurston County Solid Waste since 2007. She delivers a wide range of school presentations to elementary and middle school students around Thurston County. In 2009 she was awarded the Outstanding Non-formal Environmental Educator of the year by the Environmental Education Association of Washington (now e3 Washington.)

Colleen also has experience working as an educator, fundraiser, events coordinator, volunteer coordinator, and grant writer through her positions with Kitsap County Solid Waste, Citizens for a Healthy Bay, Pierce County AIDS Foundation, American Red Cross, and the March of Dimes.

She earned her Bachelor of Science degree with a double major in Environmental Science and Geography from Mary Washington College and her Master in Public Administration degree at The Evergreen State College.

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