Jason Wettstein’s career in Washington includes public relations positions with The Evergreen State College and the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife, where he worked with colleagues to close opportunity gaps, advance education, get kids outside, and promote the enjoyment of nature.
Before that, Jason’s career included work to conserve nature in Alaska and as an advocate with international organizations with missions to advance social justice, education, and hunger relief.
In his spare time, Jason enjoys kayaking with his wife, Chris, a community college professor focusing on early childhood. He also enjoys hiking with his kids and rescue dog, painting nature scenes, and trying new Instant Pot recipes.
Jason holds a bachelor’s degree in English and mass communications from Saint Cloud State University, a master’s degree in foreign service from Georgetown University, and a master's degree in Public Administration from The Evergreen State College.