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Genevieve Aguilar

Genevieve is the Ports Campaign Director for Puget Sound Sage. Prior to coming to Sage she was the High Point Community Builder for the Seattle Housing Authority. She also served as the Statewide Field Director for the ACLU-WA. Originally from the borderlands of El Paso, Texas she completed her undergraduate education at Stanford with dual degrees in Chicana/o Studies and Urban Studies. She has a Masters in Public Policy and Urban Regional Planning from Princeton's Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs. She currently serves on the board of the Delridge Neighborhoods Development Association (DNDA).

genevieve [at] pugetsoundsage [dot] org
Jill Schulte

Jill completed her Master of Public Health in the Department of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences at UW in June 2013.  She has experience conducting field studies and managing geographic information systems (GIS) data for both the National Park Service and the Bureau of Land Management. Her primary research interest is the geographic distribution of air pollution and related health effects. Jill holds a Bachelor of Arts in Environmental Studies and Politics from Whitman College as well as a graduate certificate in GIS from Penn State University.

jks33 [at] uw [dot] edu
Julie Fox

Julie is a Senior Fellow in the Department of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences.  She received her training in environmental health engineering from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.  Julie’s research focuses on assessment of inhalation of aerosols and biomarkers in both occupational and environmental settings.  Her research has included physical and chemical characterization of air pollution samples, with the goal of improving estimations of exposure.  Currently she is working in the Northlake Controlled Exposure Facility to investigate various characteristics of diesel exhaust.

richmanj [at] uw [dot] edu
Samantha Keller

Sam Keller is the Community Organizer for Puget Sound Sage. Before coming to Sage, Sam lived in California and attended Cal Poly San Luis Obispo for a bachelor's degree in Political Science. In Washington, she assisted domestic violence survivors in the family law system and then organized with Walmart workers to build an independent association. She graduated from the University of Washington as a Master in Social Work in 2012 and hopes to put her social work and organizing skills to use by building coalitions to create social, economic and environmental justice. She also has two cats named Maxwell and Gordon.

sam [at] pugetsoundsage [dot] org
Nancy Beaudet

Nancy is the industrial hygienist with the UW Occupational and Environmental Medicine Clinic and the Pediatric Environmental Health Specialty Unit (PEHSU).  She has over twenty years of occupational and environmental exposure assessment experience.  In recent years she worked on the Breathe Easy High Point Housing Project and the Healthy Homes Project.  Many chapters ago, she was a compliance officier with OSHA and WA L&I. 
beaudet [at] uw [dot] edu 
Sheryl Magzamen

Sheryl is an epidemiologist, and former Senior Fellow in the Department of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences.  Her research focuses on the interaction of social factors and environmental exposures, particularly air pollution, on chronic disease in urban communities.  She has worked on community-based epidemiologic studies on pediatric asthma for programs based in Oakland and Fresno, California as well as childhood lead exposure studies in Wisconsin.

slm1 [at] uw [dot] edu
 Joel Kaufman
Joel is the Principal Investigator (PI) of the University of Washington component of the DEEDS project.  Joel is a Professor of Occupational and Environmental Health Sciences, Medicine, and Epidemiology at the University of Washington.  He has extensive experience in the study of the impact of air quality on health in both population and experimental studies.