Trista Kendall

Institutional Giving Manager

Trista joined in May 2014 with nearly a decade of nonprofit communications and development experience. As Institutional Giving Manager, Trista coordinates’s robust grants program and works with supporters to further their dreams of preserving wild places and protecting our communities. Prior to joining, Trista raised funds and rallied support for groundbreaking education, exhibition, and filmmaker support programs at the San Francisco Film Society and worked with several national clients at M+R Strategic Services to build successful online engagement and fundraising campaigns. Trista holds a B.A. in German Studies and Ethics from Smith College.

When she’s not at, Trista enjoys cooking, reading, SCUBA diving, and exploring wild places around the Kitsap and Olympic Peninsulas.