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Adam Torem

Adam Torem loves to hike and spend time outdoors. He moved from the Puget Sound region to Ellensburg in April 2018 and enjoys the new recreational opportunities offered all around Kittitas County. Adam works as a state administrative law judge and is also a pro tem judge for the Lower Kittitas County District Court. Adam served in the U.S. Air Force Judge Advocate General's (JAG) Corps for 25 years, deploying to both Iraq and Afghanistan during his career in the USAF Reserves.

Catherine Walker

Catherine and her husband have a home in Roslyn and currently spend about 70% of their time there. They are hikers, bicyclists, snowshoers, gardeners and travelers. Catherine served on the REI Board of Directors for 8 years and then as REI’s Senior Vice President and General Counsel for 10 years before retiring in 2016. During her 35+ year career, she has acted as an executive and chief legal officer for three stellar PNW organizations. She has also served on both for-profit and non-profit boards, in each case helping to improve governance with the goal to advance the mission of the organization.

Bradley Gasawski

Bradley has been an advocate for the outdoors for 25+ years and currently works as a planner with Kittitas County. Over the years, he has worked with various government agencies, land managers, corporate entities, steering & advisory committees, outdoor access groups, higher education, recreation & outdoor education. He has experience working in recreation, education, engineering & planning, allowing him to bring a unique perspective to conversations surrounding access, community, planning & recreation opportunities. Bradley shares his life with his wife Emily & their dogs, Ramona & Kuna. When he has free time, he likes to mountain bike, ski, hike & explore the PNW with his family.

Stephen Malek

After growing up in Texas, Stephen spent much of his career in the hospitality industry in resort communities around the west. He and his wife Audrey moved to Cle Elum in 2013 when he was hired to manage Swiftwater Cellars. Since then, they have taken ownership of Basecamp Books and Bites in Roslyn. More recently, they opened Basecamp Outfitters in downtown Cle Elum. Stephen served as a Cle
Elum Planning Commissioner and is on the local advisory board for the Forterra project in Roslyn. Stephen and Audrey have two children, Harper (5) and Raymond (2).

Nicky Pasi

As the local staff for the Mountains to Sound Greenway Trust, Nicky collaborates with organizations, individuals, and agencies to improve recreational access and engage communities in stewardship of their lands and waters. She helps drive local projects like Towns to Teanaway, the East Cascades Recreation Partnership, and the Checkerboard Partnership Planning Committee. Nicky is an east-coast
transplant and recovering military brat who put down roots in Thorp in 2015.

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