Advisory Board Highlight #6: Meet YESC Board member Patricio Ku! Patricio comes from the great state of Texas, where he developed an interest for environmental work through working with Green Peace at a young age. After bouncing around the country from California to Louisiana, he is happy to be settled in Cascadia. Patricio currently works for Triangle Associates, where he writes environmental education curriculum and works with students all over the Puget Sound.
Nickname: Paco, Pat, Patty, Patri, Pato, Cee-yo, Ku, Pistachio, the list goes on . . .
Favorite outdoor activity: Laying out on some nice grass and enjoying sunshine
Most likely to: Play devil's advocate in a conversation
Favorite quote: "When you are content to be simply yourself and don't compare or compete, everyone will respect you." -Lao Tzu, Tao Te Ching
Favorite Tree: Mesquite Tree- Found in the Sonoran desert, this tree was sacred to my ancestors as it provides wood, protein, and shade in an otherwise marginal environment