Our Board

Timothy Anderson


Timothy Anderson, a lifelong nature enthusiast, transitioned from a 12-year-long career in higher education to impactful roles in non-profits like the Girl Scouts and Big Brothers, Big Sisters. Seeking a more hands-on connection, he became an Interpretive Park Ranger for Oregon State Parks before settling as the Events & Marketing Specialist for Parks, Recreation & Aquatics for the City of Fife. His career reflects a deep commitment to environmental education and community engagement. Tim chose to work with Sahale because of this commitment and appreciates Sahale providing outdoor opportunities to underserved communities.

Favorite Places

  • Hurricane Ridge, Olympic National Park
  • Quinault Rain Forest, Olympic National Park
  • Trees of Mystery, Klamath, CA

Favorite Snack


Yolanda Rucker


Yolanda has spent 24 years in the world of accounting and finance, but her true passion lies in outdoor education. She believes in the transformative power of nature and its ability to shape young minds.

Favorite Places

  • The beach, in general
  • Point Defiance Park, Tacoma, WA
  • Any winery

Favorite Snack

A hot dog

Margaret Howell


Margaret grew up in Southwest Iowa and loves living in the Pacific Northwest with the short drives to great views. She enjoys eating Thai food and having adventures with her kids. From a young age, Margaret has felt happiest being in nature. She believes it is important for everyone to have the opportunity to find a way to connect with nature. Her background in working with kids and volunteering led her to the support of Sahale and desire to be a part of the board.

Favorite Places

  • The woods, in general
  • Camp Muir, Mt. Rainier State Park, WA
  • Any beach at low tide

Favorite Snack

Hot + Spicy Cheez-Its

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