Executive Director


Outside of his role at the Parks Foundation, Mr. Earl serves on the Board of Directors of the Friends of Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, on the Ridgefield Parks Board, on the Advisory Board of Ocean Defenders Alliance and as an Assistant Scoutmaster with Troop 14 in Salmon Creek, WA.

Complementing his professional and volunteer experience, Alex is an alumnus of Harvard Kennedy School, Executive Education; a full merit scholarship alumnus of the Executive Program for Nonprofit Leaders at Stanford Graduate School of Business; a full scholarship alumnus of the Berkeley, Haas School of Business in Global Social Entrepreneurship & Nonprofit Operations; and an alumnus of Canada’s equivalent to the US Peace Corps. He also holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and History from the University of British Columbia as well as a diploma from the United Nations Environment Programme and the University of Eastern Finland in Global Environmental Security and Environmental Law and Policy.

Alex was raised on the border of Alaska and British Columbia at the end of one of the longest fjords in the world next to the largest national forest in the United States. He has lived, studied, worked and volunteered in many countries and regions but he came home to the Pacific Northwest to live, and he chose Clark County to raise his family.

One of Alex’s favorite parks is Moulton Falls Regional Park, pictured above.

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