Rebecca Craven serves as the Program Director of the Pipeline Safety Trust, and in that capacity as a member of the communications team for the Pipeline and Informed Planning Alliance (PIPA). She regularly works with local governments in development of pipeline safety ordinances and responds to requests for pipeline safety information from concerned citizens. She previously served as a policy analyst for the Whatcom County Council (WA), working on a variety of resource and land use issues. She is an attorney, and practiced for many years in Alaska, Oregon, and Idaho, representing Alaska Native villages and Indian tribes in matters ranging from water rights, federal land management, and cultural resource protection to taxation and child welfare. She graduated from Carleton College with a degree in geology, and obtained a J.D. from the University of Oregon School of Law with a certification of completion in the Natural Resources and Environmental Law Program.