Elizabeth Lunney is an accomplished business and community leader, with deep roots in the outdoors and conservation sectors, where she has helped build and expand the capacity of nonprofits around the country for more than 25 years. She leads by listening and empowers those who find their voice. She works collaboratively on road maps to create change, putting into writing the inspiration, ideas, and actions that bring people together.
Her experience as CEO at Washington Trails Association and multiple Interim Executive Director engagements with organizations such as The Mountaineers, Northwest Natural Resource Group, and the Mountains to Sound Greenway Trust have honed a collaborative leadership style that informs her approach to leadership transitions. A graduate of American University, Elizabeth studied diplomacy, cross-culture communications, peace and conflict resolution, as well as journalism and writing—and she has been putting those skills to use ever since. Elizabeth has served in a wide variety of community service, conservation and publishing Boards of Directors including Braided River Publishing and the Mountains to Sound Greenway Trust. When she is not in the office or the board room, you will find her in the outdoors.