The Snoqualmie Valley Preservation Alliance is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization committed to protecting the viability of farms, residents, and businesses of the beautiful Snoqualmie River Valley.

 

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Announcing Plans for Floodzilla Citizen Hydrologist Project

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Mission and Purpose

The SVPA is a community-based 501(c)(3) nonprofit dedicated to the preservation of our regional treasure, the Snoqualmie Valley. We are committed to protecting the viability of farms, residents and rural businesses in the Snoqualmie Valley. Since forming in 2010, the Snoqualmie Valley Preservation Alliance has become a very effective force for forging productive relationships between community members, farmers, residents, and county and state officials. We have advocated for creative solutions to shared challenges, and made significant headway on some key issues central to protecting the Valley, especially in the area of flooding, development impacts, and water rights.

 The stakeholders and friends of the Snoqualmie Valley have found that together, we can make our voice heard in a way that will not only serve to protect what makes the valley special, it will ultimately make this Valley even more of a regional treasure for all of us to enjoy, prosper from and celebrate.

Executive Director

Cynthia Krass joined the SVPA in 2013 as the organization’s first executive director. Cynthia has a background in land use planning, and a Master of Urban Planning from the University of Washington. Prior to pursuing a career in planning, Cynthia spent a decade in marketing and advertising. Cynthia has lived next door to the Snoqualmie Valley for twenty years, and visits regularly as a dedicated bicyclist and farm customer. Cynthia served on the Planning Commission in the City of Sammamish.

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Board of Directors

  • Patrick McGlothin, President –  Goose and Gander Farm
  • Van Strom, Vice President –  Valley resident
  • Janet Keller, Secretary – Keller Dairy
  • Joe Haberzetle, Treasurer – Valley landowner
  • Lee Alexander – Valley resident
  • Lawrence Carlson – Bert Carlson Farms, Canine Country Club
  • Geary Eppley – Acacia Farm 
  • Jeff Groshell –  Snoqualmie Falls Golf Course
  • Jim Haack – KT Cattle Company
  • Steve Keller – Keller Dairy
  • Dave Moore – Valley neighbor 
  • Jason Roetcisoender – Green Acres Dairy
  • Nate Veranth – Cherry Valley Law

The Snoqualmie Valley Preservation Alliance is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization committed to protecting the  viability of farms, residents, and businesses of the beautiful Snoqualmie River Valley.