Staff & Volunteers

Odette Alina - GGHF Curious by Nature School

Bruce Wood - Director of Development

Odette1Since 2013, Odette has served as GGHF Curious by Nature School's Director. She provides oversight for the school's day-to-day operations.

Her background in environmental and science education, early childhood education, and a profession in development.


Bruce joined the Foundation in August 2018 as the new Director of Development.  His background is comprised of more than 28 years of business management, including 20 years of non-profit fund development, board development, strategic planning, and corporate relations.  He has directed development teams for a variety of social service organizations in Seattle and Bellevue and recently returned to the Puget Sound region after five years of living and working in the Chicago area.  Bruce has a bachelor's degree in business administration from Seattle University and lives with his wife and two children here in Gig Harbor.  In his free time, Bruce enjoys coaching his kids' various athletic teams (baseball, soccer and basketball), biking, swimming and looks forward to downhill skiing now that he's back in the Pacific Northwest.


Lindsey Krogle - Accounts

Karen Larson - GGHF EnviroCorps

lindseyLindsey became the Office Administrator/Bookkeeper in August 2016. Her children have both attended Curious by Nature School and she joined the school's board in 2014.

She grew up in Connecticut and moved to California to attend UCLA, where she obtained a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science. After spending the bulk of her career in large internet corporations in Los Angeles, she and her family moved to Washington looking for a slower pace and a different environment to raise their family.

KarenKaren is the Development Director for GGHF EnviroCorps. The EnviroCorps program publicly promotes Adopt-a-Road and Sponsor-a-Trail initiatives throughout the greater Gig Harbor community while advocating awareness, stewardship, and protection of our natural resources.

Over the last ten years, her volunteer focus has been with the WSU Pierce County Master Gardener program, spearheading the establishment of their demonstration garden at Sehmel Homestead Park.

Rob Rigoni - GGHF EnviroCorps

Josh Valley - Graphic Design


josh valleyJosh has worked with the Foundation since early 2015. He is a graduate of Gig Harbor High School and holds an A.A. in Integrated Multimedia from Olympic college and a B.A. with an emphasis in multimedia from Evergreen State College.

He loves the outdoors, and the interdisciplinary capacity that Evergreen provided him the opportunity to use academics to help explore those passions, multimedia and the environment.