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Friends, Supporters Celebrate Retirement of People For Puget Sound Founder Kathy Fletcher
Friends and supporters today celebrate the retirement of activist and People For Puget Sound founder Kathy Fletcher with a party at the Seattle Aquarium.
Fletcher will retire following a distinguished 30-plus-year career that includes heading up the state’s Puget Sound Water Quality Authority and founding and leading the citizens’ conservation group, People For Puget Sound, in 1991.
She is succeeded at the helm by executive director Tom Bancroft.
In recognition of her leadership and accomplishments, proclamations have been issued by Governor Christine Gregoire and the State of Washington, the cities of Bellingham, Everett, Olympia, Seattle, Port Townsend and Tacoma, and by King County.
Letters of thanks and congratulations have been received from President Jimmy Carter, Washington state governors Christine Gregoire, Gary Locke, Mike Lowery and John Spellman, the directors of Restore America's Estuaries, and interim University of Washington president Phyllis M Wise.
See the proclamations and letters here.
Additional notes of thanks and praise have been posted to the “Dear Kathy” bulletin board found online here.
Contact: Mike Sato, (206) 229-2844
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