People

Meg Hartwig

Program Director

Meg Hartwig is an artist, carpenter and educator living and working in Seattle. Hartwig was born and raised in great Midwestern state of Michigan and is currently a ten year resident of the Emerald City. She earned her Bachelor of Fine Arts in Ceramics and Illustration In Michigan, a Post Baccalaureate in Ceramics from Louisiana State University, worked hard and adventurously in between and throughout, and later earned a Masters of Fine Arts, 3D4M, at the University of Washington. Hartwig has been hammering away since and will soon be focusing on a fall solo show while continuing to labor away at other Sisyphean endeavors. (she/they)

Marcus Henderson

Program Coordinator

Marcus Henderson graduated from Stanford University with a degree in Energy Resources Engineering but quickly pivoted into working on developing the skills needed to develop low-energy intentional agrarian communities outside of the current capitalist paradigm. This search for intentional ways of living led Marcus to Moab, UT where they worked with Community Rebuilds as an intern and then apprentice to learn about natural building and low-income housing development. Outside of Sawhorse, Marcus also works on urban farming projects and building community equity around food. (they/he)

Erin Ingle

Development Director

Erin Ingle is a homegrown Pacific North-Westerner committed to social engagement and environmental stewardship. After years as a friend and fan of Sawhorse Revolution, she now has a place on the team. Erin graduated cum laude in 2011 with a BA in English (Creative Writing) & Spanish Literature. Outside of Sawhorse, she tries to change the world with laughter as a nationally touring stand-up comedian. (she/her)

Sam Schultz

Program Director

Sam Schultz graduated with a Masters in Architecture from North Dakota State University and worked professionally as a designer on community development and rural healthcare projects for Native American reservations across the Midwest. She spent her free time entertaining a love for building and sawdust by flipping her own home and volunteering across the US and abroad on design-build projects for communities in need. She left the design world for an carpentry job where she framed houses and drafted permitting plans with a small construction crew in Minnesota. Managing programs for Sawhorse Revolution over the past year and a half has been the perfect blending of her design and construction skills with her passions for hands-on education and humanitarian aid. (she/her)

Albert Smalls

Program Coordinator

Albert Smalls grew up in Seattle's central district and is a graduate of UW's Earth and Space Sciences department. He started his woodworking journey at the Wood Technology Center in 2019 and worked as a shipwright at a local shipyard while in school. His first volunteer project was the garden shed at Danny Woo where he fell in love with Sawhorse's approach to meeting the needs of students and is delighted to build community with Sawhorse full time. Albert is an avid sailor and bicyclist, and is cultivating his inner mad scientist through 3d printing and soldering. (he/him)

Sarah Smith

Executive Director

Sarah Smith is an educator, jill-of-many-trades, and co-founder of Sawhorse Revolution. She received a BA in English Literature from the University of Puget Sound, graduated in 2008, and promptly realized the importance of hands-on skills training. Since then, she has been working to develop experiential learning programs for youth. Smith received a Masters in Education from the Harvard Graduate School of Education in 2012, and has been working at Sawhorse since graduating. In her free time, she enjoys traveling, reading, and time with friends and family. (she/her)

Elliott Wolfe

Build Coordinator

Elliott is a third-generation builder in South Seattle with two decades of construction experience. He began working as a house framer at the age of 15, has a bachelor’s degree in Construction Management from the University of Washington, and owned a construction firm, E.M. Wolfe Construction LLC. He started with Sawhorse as a volunteer in 2015 and is looking forward to teaching the next generation. Elliott also serves on the Board of Directors of the United Indians of All Tribes Foundation and knows American Sign Language. (he/him)