Ed Zuckerman moved from the East Coast in 1973 to attend Evergreen. He has made Washington State his home ever since.
Ed has Greener blood to his core. He is a 1977 graduate with a BA degree, his father served on the faculty for 10 years until his untimely passing in 1987, his sister served as an adjunct professor in the 80’s, his ex-wife Mary Bond graduated from Evergreen in 1982, and his son Ira recently graduated with a BS degree in June of 2018.
Professionally, Ed worked in the environmental advocacy and political space since he graduated from Evergreen and before retiring in 2019. Until that time, Ed served as a leader of the Conservation Voter Movement. From 2007 to 2019 he served as a Senior Vice-President at the League of Conservation Voters, and prior to that he was the Executive Director of the Federation of State Conservation Voter Leagues and Washington Conservation Voters respectively. During his quarter-century career with the League, Ed was instrumental in building the local state affiliate network of Conservation Voters.
Ed now lives in Winthrop Washington with his spouse Lori. They are both avid cyclists and cross-country skiers taking full advantage of all the natural wonders of the Methow Valley that they now call home.
Ed has two grown adult children, Ellie and Ira.