Hannah Satein serves as the District's education and outreach coordinator. In this position, she leads and supports district education activities and materials development, as well as manages the education grants program. She also develops and administers outreach efforts to inform Jackson County residents of pertinent information and opportunities regarding natural resources management.
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 the American West and has spent the last 15 years learning about, working in, and exploring these places. Hannah has a master's degree in water resources management policy from Oregon State University and two years of PhD coursework from the University of Utah; she brings experience with and training in environmental policy and planning, water resources management, social science research methods, and conflict resolution and collaboration to help serve Jackson County residents. She also has a diverse background in education delivery and curriculum development ranging from creating and leading movement-based environmental education with youth to developing graduate-level curriculum on equity and inclusion.
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 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.
Contact Hannah for questions about education and outreach programs and opportunities.