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COVID-19 Advisory: WSU Extension is working to keep our communities safe. All Extension programming is being provided virtually, postponed, or canceled. Effective March 16, 2020, WSU Extension county offices and WSU Research & Extension Centers will be closed to the public. We are available via email, phone, and webconference.

Noxious Weed Control Board

Program Contact: Jason Ontjes, Noxious Weed Program Coordinator
(360) 376-3499 •


Coordinator – Jason Ontjes, or (360) 376-3499

Field Specialist — Shawn Beach, or (360) 376-3499

Administrative Assistant – Julie Holley, (360) 378-4414

Board Members

Joyce Nigretto
Member, Area 1, West Orcas, Shaw, Crane (360) 376-4192

William Rupp
Member, Area 2, East Orcas, Obstruction (360) 376-4058

Todd Goldsmith
Area 3, Lopez, Center, Blakely, Decatur (360) 468-4775

William Agosta
Member, Area 4, South San Juan Island (360) 378-0816

Bruce Gregory (chair)
Member, Area 5, North San Juan, Stuart, Waldron (360) 378-2309

WSU Extension Director, Dr. Brook Brouwer (Ex-Officio)
San Juan County, Friday Harbor WSU Extension Office (360) 378-4414

Board Meetings

Monthly Weed Board meetings take place on the first Friday of each month at the WSU Extension Office Conference Room beginning at 8:30 a.m.  The public is encouraged to attend.  Call (360) 376-3499 to confirm monthly meeting date & time.

The Annual Public Hearing to adopt the 2016 County Noxious Weed List was held on March 14, 2016 in the Community Room at Skagit Valley Community College, 221 Weber Way, Lower Level.  Advance notices of annual meetings will be posted in the Legal section of the newspapers two weeks prior to the hearings.