Sybil Ackerman-Munson

For more than 20 years, Sybil Ackerman-Munson has worked on key conservation issues in the Pacific Northwest. A graduate of Lewis and Clark Law School, with a Masters degree from the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, she has served as a consultant to Resources Legacy Fund as well as the Burning, Lazar, Jubitz Family, Gray Family, Oregon Community, Russell Family, Western Conservation, Bullitt, and Energy foundations. Previously, she worked for a number of environmental organizations, including National Wildlife Federation, Audubon Society of Portland, Sierra Club, and the Oregon League of Conservation Voters. She serves on the Oregon Board of Forestry and has participated in a number of public committees and boards, including Oregon’s Environmental Justice Task Force, Watershed Enhancement Board, Nearshore Task Force, Governor’s Panel on Oregon and California Lands, Steens Mountain Negotiating Committee, State Forest Advisory Committee, and State Forest Public Interest Committee. Her long efforts have helped create Oregon’s marine reserves and protected areas, Ocean Science Trust, Steens Mountain Wilderness, and conservation areas in state forests.

Sybil Ackerman-Munson
Photography:
  • Tupper Ansel Blake