Dave Brubaker

SWS Board Memberimage of Dave Brubaker

  • BW Class of 2008
  • Camano resident since 2006
    (spend winters in Prescott, AZ)

SWS Experience

  • Co-coordinator of Camano Intertidal Monitoring
  • Steering Committee Member
  • Citizen Science Committee Member
  • Co-coordinator (with Linda Brubaker) Camano 2011 Training
  • Member of Training Committee
  • BWAC Monitoring Committee
  • BWAC Structure Committee
  • Member of Barbara’s Science Advisory Committee
  • Provide EZID Refresher for Camano Island BW and EZID for BW Trainees
  • Camano/Snohomish Eco-Net member
  • Crab Cord Education
  • European Green Crab Monitoring Training

Life/Work Experience

  • Twenty six years of College Biology teaching at Seattle University; Ecology, Invertebrate Zoology, Marine Biology
  • Field Trip organization and logistics
  • Field data collection
  • Administrative experience: Chair of Biology Department for 6 years; Chair of General Science Department for 3 years; Co-founder and Director of Environmental Studies Program (11 years); Founder of Seattle University’s Environmental Council

Skills re Board

  • Member of Board of Directors of Earth Ministry of Seattle (6 years)
  • Board Chair (3 years). Facilitated transition from founding Executive Director to Interim Executive Director to new Executive Director


  • Environmental Stewardship
  • Being an Eco-grandfather
  • Collecting Insects
  • Playing the Autoharp

Reason I want to serve

  • To help provide the new non-profit with a sound and enthusiastic start