Rebecca Craven has served as the Program Director of the Pipeline Safety Trust since January 2011. She regularly works with local governments, state and federal officials to help improve pipeline safety, and responds to requests for pipeline safety information from concerned citizens and reporters. She previously served as a policy analyst for the Whatcom County Council (WA), working on a variety of resource and land use issues. She previously practiced law for many years in Alaska, Oregon, and Idaho, representing Alaska Native villages and Indian tribes in matters ranging from treaty-protected 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.