Steve Hinton is the Director of Restoration at the Skagit River System Cooperative (SRSC), serving in that position since 2000. SRSC is a natural resource consortium of the Sauk and Swinomish Tribal Communities.
Steve has been a member of the Skagit Watershed Council Board of Directors since 2008. He is currently the Board Vice-Chair.
Steve has been a practitioner in the field of restoration ecology since 1990. He previously held positions working in the field of restoration including Snohomish County Surface Water Management and Oregon Trout. He earned his undergraduate degree in Biology from Washington State University in 1984 and Masters in Science & Technology Policy from Georgia Institute of Technology in 1990. He is presently pursuing PhD work in Natural Resource Management through WSU.
“I have had the honor and pleasure to serve as a Board member for the past 6 years. Over these years I have been proud to represent the area Tribes in this organization and provide the constant presence and perspective of a project manager. It is an honor to serve on the Watershed Council Board helping to guide the Council in its future endeavors. In doing so, I will continue to do my very best to represent and advance the interests of salmon in concert with those of our communities in the Skagit Valley.”