Paul Ward

Paul Ward has over ten years experience in Columbia River fisheries management and is currently Fisheries Manager for the Yakama Nation. Prior to becoming Manager, Paul worked on fisheries habitat issues and also Hanford Nuclear Reservation issues as they relate to the Yakama Nation. Paul currently serves on a variety of boards including the Upper Columbia Salmon Recovery Board, the Yakima Basin Fish and Wildlife Recovery Board, the Nature Conservancy State Board of Trustees and the Yakima Valley Community Foundation.

Paul, an enrolled member of the Yakama Nation, graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in History from the University of Washington and a Juris Doctorate from the University of Washington, School of Law in 1996. Paul has four children and lives on the Yakama Indian Reservation in Central Washington State. Paul hunts for reservation community needs and enjoys golf.