Connor Hood

Board Member

Originally from Bellevue WA, Connor moved to Seattle after attending Whitman College in Walla Walla, WA, where he studied Economics and Math. Since graduation he’s worked as a Software Engineer at several local tech companies, most recently

Connor is an avid home gardener who enjoys designing & implementing permaculture systems in his yard in Seattle’s Greenwood neighborhood. He is particularly interested in the challenges and opportunities afforded by our native biome, and how to create robust small-scale ecosystems.

Outside of gardening, Connor is an avid musician and runner. He also coached youth soccer for his childhood club for 6 years.

Connor joined the board in the Summer of 2023. He plans to draw on past experiences in event planning and organizational advisory to help vitalize Dunn Gardens’ event calendar & membership experience.