Washington Environmental Policy and Community Resilience

Looking out over Washington mountains and a river

Thursday, May 13, 2021
4:00 p.m. (Pacific Daylight Time)




Check out this video to watch the Washington Environmental Policy and Community Resilience.

Brought to you by Huxley College of the Environment in partnership with the WWU Alumni Association

Commissioner Franz will address the environmental challenges facing the state – from wildfire to climate change to salmon habitat – and how addressing those challenges can create new opportunities for rural jobs and stronger communities.

More information about the speaker series is available here.

Hilary Franz

Commissioner of Public Lands Hilary Franz


Elected in 2016, Commissioner of Public Lands Hilary Franz protects and manages nearly six million acres of public lands in Washington State – from coastal waters and aquatic reserves, to working forests and farms, to commercial developments and recreation areas. Commissioner Franz is committed to ensuring our public lands are healthy and productive, both today and for future generations. 

Hilary is a third-generation farmer and small forest landowner, and has raised three wonderful boys.  She holds a bachelor’s degree from Smith College and a juris doctor from Northeastern University Law School.

More information about Hilary Franz is available here.

Questions and Accommodations

Stefan Freelan

Stefan Freelan is the coordinator of the Huxley Speaker Series. Feel free to email stefan@wwu.edu or call (360) 650-2949 if you have any questions or comments.
There will be auto-captions available for this event. To request closed captions, please mark the request on the registration form. Advance notice of three days to one week is appreciated.