Welcome Judi Sladky as SWS Exec Director

Sound Water Stewards Hires Executive Director

News Release: May 15, 2022

Sound Water Stewards is proud to announce the hiring of Judi Sladky as our new Executive Director. She is an experienced and proven non-profit leader. Judi is skilled in managing staff and leagues of volunteers with a human touch, yet data-driven to achieve results. She is ready to take Sound Water Stewards to the next level of building our leadership, marketing, and outreach.

A Washington native who has spent her life at the water’s edge, she is excited to be working with an organization such as ours that values environmental stewardship, community science and education. Her strengths in developing relationships with the community, volunteers and corporate sponsors and her background in fund development will heighten our ability to serve our community. She will start June 27, 2022.

Previously, Judi served as Regional Director and then Vice President for Community Engagement with Girl Scouts of Western Washington. Most recently she was Project Director for AARP Foundation based in Everett and serving five counties.

Sound Water Stewards are trained volunteers working in and around Island County for a healthy, sustainable marine environment through education, science and stewardship. We envision a healthy marine environment encompassing diverse natural ecosystems and sustainable human communities.

For more information, please contact Sound Water Stewards Board of Directors President, Kris Holley, at board@soundwaterstewards.org

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