Heather Teegarden | Business Manager
Heather is an award winning Certified Special Events Professional (CSEP) with a 20+ year background in marketing, association management, and community outreach. Prior to her move to WWAA Heather worked for four years leading the Sustainable Community Stewards program at WSU Snohomish County Extension. She is a recent graduate of the Leadership Snohomish County Signature Program and has bachelor’s degree from Washington State University. Heather is passionate about connecting with people and is looking forward to welcoming you to the Western Washington Agricultural Association!
Kara Rowe |Director of Policy
Kara has worked in communications and policy for more than 20 years with experience in national, regional, and local projects. She has served farmers in Montana and Washington, and has worked on the national Farm Bill as well as state legislation. Kara's experience in outdoor, agricultural and natural resource projects has made her a specialist in working through issues regarding people, food, wildlife, water, and land. She received a bachelor's degree in Communication with minors in Political Science and English from Washington State University.