Jackie Donovan

Jackie Donovan

NOR Operator

Jackie Donovan (she/her/hers) is a Natural Organic Reduction Operator, meaning she fosters the transformation of humans into soil at the Recompose Greenhouse. She is not unfamiliar with activities that require getting a tad grimy. Prior to joining Recompose, she has worked as a trail maintenance crew member in Arizona, assisted in a design and build for a rehabilitation park in Croatia, and completed a bike tour from Seattle to San Francisco.

She recently graduated as a Master of Landscape Architecture candidate at the University of Washington. Her research explores the environmental legacy and phenomenology of site through e-textiles. She aims to curate meaningful moments of environmental intimacy by amplifying the human experience within space and place.

Jackie is a designer, researcher, artist, plant mom, and pen pal depending on the context. She is always looking for ways to engage in feminist practice, speculative design, and soft art. When not working she likes to hang out with buddies while looking at plants and fungi, talk about socialism, watch youtube tutorial and commentary videos, and sketch stuff around her.