Candace Beardslee is an internationally recognized artist/metalsmith. She is a founding member of Wild Fish Conservancy and was a founding member and past Trustee and Conservation Chair of Northwest Women Flyfishers. She has served on City of Duvall committees overseeing sewer issues and Comprehensive-Plan revisions, as an appointed member of the Washington Fisheries Management Task Force, served on the citizens advisory committee for the 2006 King County Flood Hazard Management Plan, and was chair of the Seattle Metals Guild Symposium committee for several years.
Candace received a BA in art education from Central Washington University and a Master of Fine Arts degree from the University of Washington. In addition to her board duties, she designs the Wild Fish Journal, the annual newsletter of the Wild Fish Conservancy, and is a full-time studio artist. She lives in Duvall with her husband Kurt.