Shannon Wright is the Executive Director of Pacific Environment. She was formerly the executive director of RE Sources, a dynamic regional environmental advocacy and education organization based in the Pacific Northwest. She also served on the Board of Directors of Pacific Environment from 2002 to 2005.
At RE Sources, she helped achieve recent wins including a landmark victory to permanently prohibit new fossil fuel infrastructure and capacity expansion at refineries in Washington, halting the construction of a new, polluting wastewater treatment plant on the Salish Sea, and protecting mature forests slated for logging. Her work has spanned continents and includes partnerships with Indigenous organizations across the hemisphere.
She has served on the boards of Amazon Alliance, Pacific Environment, and Making Our Milk Safe.
Wright attended Brown University where she received a Masters and Bachelor’s of Arts in International Development Studies.