PUGET SOUNDKEEPER ALLIANCE

Protecting and Preserving Puget Sound

Seattle, WA   |  www.pugetsoundkeeper.org

Mission

To protect and enhance the waters of Puget Sound for the health and restoration of our aquatic ecosystems and the communities that depend on them.

Ruling year info

1985

Interim Executive Director

Elizabeth Lunney

Main address

130 Nickerson Street, Ste. 107

Seattle, WA 98109 USA

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EIN

91-1285783

NTEE code info

Environmental Quality, Protection, and Beautification N.E.C. (C99)

IRS filing requirement

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Programs and results

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Our programs

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

Soundkeeper

PSA reviews National Pollution Discharge Permits, checks for compliance, and files citizen's lawsuits when not in compliance. PSA works to regulate storm water pollution and patrols and monitors the waters of Puget Sound in order to detect, document and report sources of illegal pollution.

Population(s) Served
Adults

PSA has developed and maintains a redesigned web page and printed materials for outreach and education. The target audience is students, agency personnel, foundations and the general public, including recreational boaters.

Population(s) Served
Adults

PSA prevents pollution by working with businesses, boaters and residents to reduce harmful pollution.

Population(s) Served
Adults

Where we work

Our results

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

How does this organization measure their results? It's a hard question but an important one.

Number of volunteers

This metric is no longer tracked.
Totals By Year
Population(s) Served

Adults

Related Program

Pollution Prevention

Type of Metric

Output - describing our activities and reach

Direction of Success

Decreasing

Context Notes

Due to Covid-19 public health restrictions, Puget Soundkeeper temporarily suspended large volunteer cleanup events in 2020.

Total number of organization members

This metric is no longer tracked.
Totals By Year
Type of Metric

Output - describing our activities and reach

Direction of Success

Increasing

Number of pounds of marine debris removed from Puget Sound shorelines and waterways

This metric is no longer tracked.
Totals By Year
Population(s) Served

Adults

Related Program

Pollution Prevention

Type of Metric

Output - describing our activities and reach

Direction of Success

Increasing

Number of public events held to further mission

This metric is no longer tracked.
Totals By Year
Related Program

Pollution Prevention

Type of Metric

Output - describing our activities and reach

Direction of Success

Decreasing

Context Notes

Cleanup events

Our Sustainable Development Goals

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

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Goals & Strategy

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How we listen

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Seeking feedback from people served makes programs more responsive and effective. Here’s how this organization is listening.

done We shared information about our current feedback practices.
  • How is your organization collecting feedback from the people you serve?

    Electronic surveys (by email, tablet, etc.), Community meetings/Town halls,

  • How is your organization using feedback from the people you serve?

    To strengthen relationships with the people we serve,

  • With whom is the organization sharing feedback?

  • Which of the following feedback practices does your organization routinely carry out?

  • What challenges does the organization face when collecting feedback?

Financials

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PUGET SOUNDKEEPER ALLIANCE

Board of directors
as of 3/9/2021
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board chair

Walter Tabler

Retired Attorney/Puget Sound Pilots

Term: 2019 - 2021

Andy Foster

Kate Pflaumer

Retired / Former US Attorney (Western District of WA)

Tom Putnam

Putnam Films, Inc.

Jonathan McKee

Professional Sailor

Matt Johnson

Avvo.com

Walt Tabler

Retired / Puget Sound Pilots

Jonathan Frodge

Ned Johnson

Alana Knaster

Paul Williams

Suquamish Tribe

Patricia Baird

Advanced Therapeutics Group

Josh Osborne-Klein

Four Seasons

Daniel Ochoa

UW School of Business

Board leadership practices

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

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  • Board orientation and education
    Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations? Yes
  • CEO oversight
    Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year ? Yes
  • Ethics and transparency
    Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year? Yes
  • Board composition
    Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership? No
  • Board performance
    Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years? No

Organizational demographics

SOURCE: Self-reported; last updated 02/11/2021

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