Hannah Satein serves as the district's education and outreach coordinator. In this position, she leads and supports district education activities and manages the education grants program. She also develops and administers outreach efforts to inform Jackson County residents of pertinent information and opportunities in regards to their natural resources and sustainable management, as well as strengthen relationships across the county. Additionally she is responsible for ensuring the district's communications and publications are up-to-date and relevant for Jackson County residents.
Though new to southern Oregon, Hannah is a native Oregonian who grew up in a small town outside of Eugene. She has a deep passion for the landscapes and ecosystems of Oregon, as well as the American West, and has spent the last 15 years learning about, working in, and exploring these places. Hannah received her master's degree in water resources policy and management from Oregon State University, in which she focused on collaborative efforts to restore more natural flow regimes to damned rivers while meeting diverse users' needs. More broadly, Hannah brings knowledge of and training in environmental policy and planning, water resources management, and conflict resolution to help serve Jackson County residents. Hannah also has a diverse background in education delivery and curriculum development such as teaching youth bike safety, forest ecology, and rock climbing skills, developing graduate curriculum on equity and inclusion, and working as an English tutor helping adult learners across the globe enhance their English skills.
Additionally, Hannah has spent the last several years living in and traveling to México; she speaks both English and Spanish and is excited to connect with Spanish speakers in the area. Ella habla español. Está contenta de conectar y hablar con hispanohablantes en el condado de Jackson. Por favor, contáctela si quiere ayuda en español.
Outside of the office you can find Hannah exploring new trails with her husband and their pup, cross-country skiing, cooking, and sharpening her Spanish skills.
Overall, Hannah is thrilled to work with the district and residents to learn about, enjoy, and tend to the beautiful environment of Jackson County.