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Posted on: October 26, 2023

Employee Spotlight: Emma Wickman

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Emma Wickman is proud to be inesting her skills in her hometown. Raised on San Juan Island, Wickman is no stranger to the islands, the community, or the abundant stories that need telling. Now, as the County’s Digital Content Intern, she’s giving back to ...

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Employee Spotlight
Posted on: September 20, 2023

Employee Spotlight: Katie Fleming

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Katie Fleming is about to celebrate two years as San Juan County’s Solid Waste Coordinator. But with an entire career centered around environmental education and stewardship, she’s already built a legacy of lasting change for the betterment of the islands...

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Employee Spotlight
Posted on: August 15, 2023

Employee Spotlight: Shane Merritt

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Shane Merritt finds joy in serving his community. “If you want a happy, healthy community, you’ve got to be willing to help others. That’s what it’s all about,” he says. Whether volunteering as a firefighter, helping his friends with house projects, or le...

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Employee Spotlight
Posted on: July 31, 2023

Employee Spotlight: Dan Root

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Dan Root is a storyteller. But he’s not a book author or screenwriter – he’s a visual storyteller who uses maps of the San Juan Islands to blend the stories of the past, the present, and the future into exciting tools for residents. After five years of wo...

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Employee Spotlight
Posted on: June 29, 2023

[DRAFT] Employee Spotlight: Joe Ingman

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Joe Ingman was destined to be a park ranger. Growing up in an outdoorsy family, much of his free time was spent hiking, camping and exploring the beauty of Washington State. For a freshman year English class assignment, Ingman wrote a post card to his fut...

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Employee Spotlight
Posted on: May 30, 2023

[DRAFT] Employee Spotlight: Libby Concord

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Libby Concord is a life-longer learner. She’s learned to play nearly any instrument you can think of and taught herself to knit everything from shawls to hats, mittens to cat toys. Concord is also a life-long teacher who finds joy helping others...

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Employee Spotlight
Posted on: April 29, 2023

[DRAFT] Employee Spotlight: Brad Fincher

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Brad Fincher is about to celebrate his silver anniversary with San Juan County – 25 years. After two and half decades of working alongside the Courts, Fincher still enjoys solving new challenges, championing those working towards sobriety, and s...

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