- Maia Bellon ’91 director of the Department of Ecology
Governor Jay Inslee named Maia Bellon ’91 director of the Department of Ecology. Bellon has overseen the Department of Ecology’s Water Resource Program since 2010.
The Seattle Times reports that Bellon’s top priority will be the implementation of the Yakima River Basin Water, Jobs and Fish Bill. The legislation will implement a long-term plan for improving water supplies in central Washington’s agricultural Yakima River Basin.