Sue Manning is a native of Portland whose ancestors settled in the Salem area via wagon train in the 1800s. She has lived in the Portland area her entire life and raised her family here also. Sue is an avid outdoors person. Her interests and studies focus on the environment and the interactions of life. She earned her Masters in Education at Portland State University with a science focus, and is currently teaching 7th grade science for the Tigard-Tualatin School District. She has served on the Board of Directors and Executive Committee for Tualatin Riverkeepers for the past 5 years.
Tualatin Riverkeepers, a community-based organization that works to protect and restore Oregon’s Tualatin River system, builds watershed stewardship through education, public access, restoration, and advocacy. Since the late 1980s, TRK has connected people to the river and helped preserve and restore the natural environment of the 712-square-mile Tualatin River …