Josh is a Workforce Development Specialist supporting PIC clients through several programs including the GPD and HVRP homeless veteran programs, Roots to Road workforce reintegration program, Youthfirst, and the Washington State School for the Blind program. Specializing in connecting clients to local industry through various networking events, Josh leads professional development and career awareness activities for groups of adult and youth clientele. When not working directly with clients, Josh focuses on cultivating partnerships with local businesses, educational institutions, nonprofits, and government agencies to promote organizational development and growth through outreach efforts frequently involving volunteer recruitment and coordination. Outside of work, Josh serves on the Steering Committee for the Pearson Field Education Center, the Board of Directors for the Chinook Trail Association, and serves as the Volunteer Coordinator for Soul River Runs Wild, a nonprofit sending Veterans and Inner-City Youth on wilderness excursions to be leaders for environmental justice through experiential education. When not at work or supporting the community, Josh enjoys spending time with his spouse and 5-year-old son exploring public lands throughout the Pacific Northwest.