An experienced communications strategist and project manager, Ed Schoaps helps the Foundation translate complex topics into accessible language. His counsel varies from communications to media relations. He also formerly served as the Foundation’s interim treasurer. Ed also serves on the board of directors for the Conservation Biology Institute in Corvallis.

After hours, Ed is an actor, director and producer for stage and screen. He feels that theater, video and film work enrich his professional life by making him a better storyteller. Ed is a lifetime member and active Pentacle Theatre volunteer as an actor, director and member of the theatre’s marketing committee and ad-hoc member of its history and finance committees.