Keynote Speaker:

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Quintin Bauer currently serves as the Program Director at SOLVE, a statewide non-profit organization that engages volunteers in hands-on projects to improve the environment. Quintin joined SOLVE in 2006 as an AmeriCorps member, then became a full-time staff member, serving in many different positions over the last 11 years. During his time at SOLVE Quintin has supported thousands of volunteer projects and trained hundreds of teachers, community leaders, and students on how to lead successful volunteer environmental improvement projects across the State of Oregon. Prior to joining SOLVE, he spent 3 years working in the recycling program at the University of Oregon before serving as an AmeriCorps member at the American Red Cross - Oregon Trail Chapter in Portland. Quintin received his MPA in non-profit management at Portland State University and received his BA from the University of Oregon. Quintin is currently a board member for Oregon Green Schools and was formally a past board member and President of the Northwest Oregon Volunteer Administrators Association as well as a member of the Oregon Invasive Species Council.