Who We Are

The Department of Bioregion is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. Contact cascadia@deptofbioregion.org for all inquiries.

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Our Team

Yogi Uriah

Vice President

Pronouns: He/Him

Yogi is a member of the Black Voices Collective and Black Star Farming group in Seattle. He is of the belief, that the land he lives on today called him there. Cascadian identity is a direct action, and commitment to being the change you most desire not just in your community, but the world at large. Progress doesn’t always have to be slow.

Audrey Daye


Pronouns: She/Her

Audrey is a an activist, organizer and law student at Seattle University School of Law. She helps steward the Honey Bee Allies and Olympia Mutual Aid Collective in Olympia, WA.

Trevor Owen

Board Member

Pronouns: He/Him

Trevor Owen is a founder and board member of the Cascadia Underground and Department of Bioregion. While running the Cascadia Store, his focus is on using Cascadia to advance bioregional principles, ways of living, and infusing these ethics into all aspects of our lives.

Alex DeVeitio

Board Member

Pronouns: He/Him

Alex lives in Tukwila and his current work includes writing about Chinook Wawa, This Day in Cascadia History, and continuously refining a model constitution for a sovereign Cascadia.

Michael Caster

Board Member

Pronouns: He/Him

Michael Caster is a human rights advocate and researcher specializing in China and Southeast Asia. He is currently the Asia digital program manager with Article 19, where he manages projects on internet freedom and digital rights.

Alex Daye

Board Member

Pronouns: He/Him

Alex is activist, organizer and public defender living in Olympia. He helps steward the Honey Bee Alliance and Olympia Mutual Aid Collective, and is a strong proponent for indigenous sovereignties and rights.

Staff & Bioregional Coordinators

Brandon Letsinger

Executive Director


Pronouns: He/Him

Brandon is the founding director of the Department of Bioregion. Over the years, he’s been involved in many different Cascadia related organizations including starting CascadiaNow!, Cascadia Bioregional Party, Cascadia Underground, Cascadia Football Association and a few others.

Quinn Collard

Cascadia Underground Archivist


Pronouns: She/Her

Quinn loves old books, old typewriters, old cameras, and is the head archivist for the Cascadia Underground in Seattle.