Ben Greuel

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Washington State Program Director


(360) 670-2938

Ben Greuel serves as The Wilderness Society’s Washington State Program Director based in beautiful Seattle, WA.

Ben has been with The Wilderness Society since 2014. He has worked to protect wild places both administratively and legislatively across the country. Ben has a strong background working with local grassroots groups, federal land managing agencies, as well as local, state, and federal elected officials. Prior to joining TWS,  Ben worked as the Alaska Program Director for the Conservation Lands Foundation, working to protect the wild lands of Alaska’s western Arctic.

Ben lives in Seattle, Washington with his wife. He enjoys being outdoors as much as possible and when he is not fishing, hiking or skiing, he can be found spending time with his family and friends exploring the rivers and forests of the Cascade and Olympic mountains. Ben earned his B.A. in Political Science and Public Administration from the University of Wisconsin Lacrosse.