Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer
John Etgen is the Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of the Project WET Foundation. John has more than 30 years of experience delivering conservation education to all ages. He is currently implementing innovative sanitation and hygiene education materials for teachers and students in developing countries and managing projects that reach more than 70 countries. Through these efforts, he is able to follow his passion for improving lives through water education.
John has been with the Project WET Foundation for more than 20 years, is responsible for all international programs and projects and specializes in corporate sustainability and employee engagement projects with multiple corporate partners. He has an M.S. in Science Education from Montana State University. A former naturalist and environmental education specialist in Glacier National Park, he was awarded the 2000 Conservation Educator of the Year award.