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Terry Fernsler

Instructor, NPS Advisor


  • B.A., Public Affairs, Seattle University
  • MNPL, Seattle University
  • Ph.D. candidate, School of Strategic Leadership, James Madison University


  • Economic Development District Director, Columbia-Pacific Resource Conservation & Economic Development District
  • Executive Director, Washington Wilderness Coalition
  • Public Policy Analyst, Alliance for Nonprofits Washington

Professional Interests and Affiliations

  • Cross-sector collaboration
  • Leadership in complex adaptive systems
  • Rural philanthropy