The Methow Dark Sky Coalition works to protect our night skies for present and future generations.

Meet The Team

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Kyrie Jardin

President

Only in the darkest of night, can I begin to see the vast face of the limitless universe we live in. To me, that is as close to God as I have seen. The Milky Way is a holy thing.

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Open Position

Secretary / Treasurer

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Dean Kurath

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Dean Kurath lives with his wife Karen north of Winthrop and has a lifelong interest in astronomy and stargazing.

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Owen Rice

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Tuck Stebbins

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Robin “Tuck” Stebbins, a retired NASA astrophysicist, and his wife Christy live midway between Winthrop and Mazama.

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Lorah Super

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Lorah Super lives near Twisp with her family. She works as Program Director for the Methow Valley Citizens Council.

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Karen Schuchardt Webmaster

Karen retired from a career as a software engineer and moved to the valley in 2014 where she enjoys all things outdoors and especially dark moonless nights.