Joshua Jenkins joined the Northwest Regional Office in October 2019 as Senior Program Coordinator. Before joining NPCA, Joshua attended the University of Washington’s Evans School of Public Policy and Governance where he focused his studies on food and environmental policy.

During his time at UW, Joshua served as the volunteer coordinator and program manager for MeadoWatch, a community science program at the University of Washington (UW), where he organized volunteers for a multi-year phenological climate change study focusing on wildflowers at Mount Rainier National Park. Joshua originally hails from South Carolina where he earned his BA in Secondary Education, interned for a local land conservancy nonprofit, and worked as a substitute teacher for Spartanburg County schools. In his free time, Joshua is active in the food and environmental justice community in Seattle. He also enjoys running, biking, hiking, and cooking group meals with his friends.