Wilund Strategic is a relationship-centered public affairs shop operating on the west coast. It is the culmination of over 25 years of deep community engagement and public affairs experience across the public, private, and non-governmental organization (NGO) sectors.

We are hands-on, specializing in helping organizations overcome challenges, offering traditional boots-on-the-ground outreach, PR & media outreach, social media management, reputation building, government affairs, and special event PR & production. No job is too small and we are nimble enough to support a wide range of organizations.

Special areas of interest include targeted outreach campaigns, community concerns, environmental issues/projects, brownfield remediation, natural resources, and crisis response. Wilund Strategic has partnerships with several public affairs and digital design/content shops, enabling us to rapidly add capacity and expertise to any project. 



Josh has been steeped in community engagement, government and public affairs for over 25 years, with a career spanning a national non-governmental organization (NGO), a multinational vertically integrated metals company, and heading up a state agency responsible for managing over six million acres of public land.

While serving in various posts with ALCOA, INC, he served eight business units in the production, asset management and environmental remediation arenas. He built-out an integrated U.S. Government Affairs shop for 24 states and directed communications and government affairs efforts in 10 countries.


Serving both as the Senior Strategic Advisor to the Commissioner of Public Lands and Deputy Commissioner of Public Lands while at DNR, he focused on organizational effectiveness, business practices, safety initiatives, and telling the story of an incredible yet complex entity.. 

He is an Idaho native (Sandpoint and Lewiston), he was raised in a family of educators, ranchers and loggers. He enjoys the people side of this work and has dedicated his career to service. He is a former guide and instructor of wilderness medicine and survival skills. He can usually be found doing dad stuff, along with skiing, backpacking, gardening, quail and pheasant farming, and backcountry hunting & fishing. 

Career highlights:

  • Deputy Commissioner of Public Lands/Department Supervisor, Washington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR)

  • Director, Communications, US Primary Products - U.S. & Global Casting / US State Government Affairs, ALCOA, INC

  • Executive, Organizations in ID, CA, OR, & WA, Boys & Girls Clubs of America

Josh Wilund



Wilund Strategic 

Community Engagement &
Public Relations

Tel: 360.410.0054

PO Box 1405

Snoqualmie, WA 98065


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