Sam Happaniemi


Conservation Associate​

As content manager and coordinator for the Blue Accounting program, Sam provides leadership in managing content on the Blue Accounting website and broad operational support to the program. Sam completed his bachelor's degree at Michigan State University before moving to Seattle where he studied public administration and environmental management at the University of Washington. During school, Sam worked for King County, Washington, on projects surrounding regional sustainability, solid waste and green building. He also worked for a PR and social marketing firm in Seattle, where he focused primarily on environmental projects and campaigns, ranging from residential water efficiency messaging to encouraging shoreline property owners to adopt soft shore protection methods. 

Contact: Sam Haapaniemi | 517.316.2251