David Dicks - CEO
In his years of private practice as an environmental attorney and facilitator David Dicks has developed significant legal expertise and an understanding about how environmental problems can be solved. David is an Endangered Species Act and Clean Water Act expert and has vast experience with all environmental laws. His practice focuses on Puget Sound, salmon recovery, environmental mitigation, and other natural resource projects.
David has helped clients across the West achieve major successes and was selected by his peers for inclusion in Best Lawyers in America in 2007 and 2008.
David was the first Executive Director of the Puget Sound Partnership (2007-2010). In that role he was instrumental in the start-up of the new state agency and the development of the Puget Sound Action Agenda - the science based roadmap for Puget Sound cleanup.
David’s reputation stems from his deep understanding of environmental law and policy and his ability to work effectively with scientists and decision makers to craft durable solutions to environmental problems.
He received his BA with honors from Stanford University and his JD and Environmental Law Certificate from UC Berkeley's Boalt Hall School of Law. He is an Affiliate Associate Professor in the School of Marine and Environmental Affairs at the University of Washington.
Antonia Jindrich - COO
Antonia has a Masters in Science in Earth Systems from Stanford University. She is an expert in environmental fundraising. She currently works extensively with the Snow Leopard Trust - an organization dedicated to protecting endangered snow leopards. Formerly she worked for the Washington Environmental Council, Evergreen Funding Consultants, the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation and Snohomish County.
Antonia helps clients navigate complex planning and permitting processes. She also has vast experience in private, local, state, and federal grant programs.