Ash has been in love with the nonprofit sector for over two decades, where he has worked in the areas of conservation, environmental education, social work, technology consulting, project management, and program development. Prior to joining the NTEN staff he was an active member of the NTEN Community, serving as a co-organizer of Portland’s Nonprofit Tech Club, completing a three-year term on the NTEN: Change Journal’s Editorial Committee, facilitating various lab events, volunteering and presenting at the NTC.
Ash earned a B.S. from the University of Montana in Resource Management and a Masters in Environment and Development from the University of Kwa-Zulu Natal in South Africa. He is a well respected public speaker and has developed numerous nonprofit resources.
Outside of work Ash enjoys exploring the outdoors with his family and searching for the “perfect piece of pie”.