Scott Andrews

Scott A. Andrews serves as co-founder of Asarum Consulting, which provides policy and technical assistance on Tribal environmental regulation, assessment and compliance, as well as, climate change issues.  As Environmental Compliance Manager for the Swinomish Tribe from 2001 to 2020, Mr. Andrews’ responsibilities spanned environmental regulation and enforcement and the development of related policies and ordinances. He also managed shoreline protection, air quality and hazardous waste programs. He served as one of the lead authors of the Swinomish Climate Change Initiative, an award winning project hailed as the first major tribal climate change adaptation plan in the nation.  Over his career, Scott’s professional experience has included a variety of positions for governmental and non-profit organizations, including Legal Counsel for the Natural Resources Committee of the Nebraska Legislature and the Kansas State Director for Sierra Club. Mr. Andrews holds a Master’s in Watershed Management /Forestry, a law degree and is a member of the Washington State Bar Association. As a Peace Corps Volunteer in Fiji he developed a village aquaculture program. Scott lives and works on the ceded lands of the Coast Salish Peoples. To fulfill his creative side, he writes and produces plays for the stage.


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