We are dedicated to assisting all public and private schools in Clark County. Contact us for guidance in waste reduction, composting, recycling and sustainability efforts in your schools. We're here to help!

  • Sami Springs LeCain

    Sami Springs LeCain

    Sami Springs (she/her/hers) is Clark County Green Schools' program lead. After graduating from the University of Arizona with a degree in Environmental Sciences and a minor in Spanish, Sami moved to Portland to pursue a career in sustainability education and programs. She served as an AmeriCorps member with Portland Public Schools, teaching students about sustainability and implementing resource conservation strategies. Sami has also worked as the Education Coordinator with SCRAP, a nonprofit focused on creative reuse, and an Environmental Programs Tech with Clark County. She is very passionate about educating others about climate change, advocating for social justice and volunteering in her local community. When Sami's off the clock, she enjoys seeing live music, hanging out with friends, petting dogs and exploring the beautiful Pacific Northwest.

    564.397.7331 or 360.624.0388

  • Kalie Morgan

    Kalie Morgan

    Kalie Morgan (she/her/hers) is Clark County Green Schools’ incoming 2023–2024 AmeriCorps member. She graduated in May from Washington State University Vancouver with a degree in Environmental Science. She grew up in a small mountain community where she formed a deep connection to nature. With this impactful experience as a child, being able to witness the awe of mother nature daily, it became her passion to advocate for our natural world. She believes educating youth about environmental impacts will help us to create a generation of stellar environmental stewards. After this program, she hopes to begin work in an environmental non-profit or possibly pursue a master’s. When she isn't working towards career aspirations, you can find her trying a new outdoor activity, underbaking cookies, listening to a Jay Shetty Podcast, or talking to anyone about the benefits of meditation. She also values quality time with friends, family, and the community.

  • Crystal Moore

    Crystal Moore

    Crystal Moore (she/her/hers) recently joined the Waste Connections team as their Schools Waste Reduction Coordinator. Crystal comes to Waste Connections after working in the public school system. After years of witnessing the inefficiency of school recycling, she realized that the best way to foster stewardship in youth is to promote education and outreach. Crystal studied Natural Resources at Oregon State University and enjoys volunteering at a variety of organizations. She has volunteered at Friends of Trees and The Squirrel Refuge. She is also very involved at her children's school as the acting Art Discovery Coordinator.

  • Shannon Hunter

    Shannon Hunter

    Shannon Hunter (she/her/hers) is an Environmental Programs Technician for Clark County Public Health. After graduating from the University of Virginia in 2020 with a Bachelor's degree in Environmental Sciences & a minor in Global Sustainability, Shannon moved to the Pacific Northwest to serve as an AmeriCorps member with Clark County Green Neighbors for a year. She is excited to be supporting the Green Schools program currently. Shannon is passionate about building relationships with community members, advocating for social justice efforts and "talking trash" (a.k.a. waste reduction, composting, recycling, etc.).

    In her free time, Shannon can be found skiing, backpacking, paddleboarding and singing Taylor Swift songs in the car.