Gus Gates

Washington Policy Manager

Gus Gates

As a co-founder of Oregon’s Siuslaw Chapter, Gus has been an active and inspiring member of the Surfrider staff for over 7 years. From Chapter Chair to Washington Policy Manager, he is a strong advocate for ocean and coastal preservation policies. He works to engage the Washington Surfrider chapters in statewide campaigns and marine spatial planning, while promoting the land-sea connection through coastal activations. He gets his drive and inspiration from grassroots activism and loves all great outdoor activities, craft beer and good wine.

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